Patrol info for U-403
Date lookup for 18 Aug 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 Jul 1943||Brest||18 Aug 1943||Lost||37 days|
Kptlt. Karl-Franz Heine
U-403's position on 18 Aug 1943
Ships hit by U-403 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-403 during this patrol
18 Aug 1943
An attack on U-403 on 18 Aug. 1943 in the Atlantic off Dakar in position 14.11N, 17.40W, in which a British Hudson bomber (Sqdn. 200/O) dropped depth charges, was believed to have sunk her, but in fact caused only minor damage.
The boat was sunk later the same day in another attack.(Sources: 1993-06-01, FDS/NHB)
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