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Patrol info for U-409

Date lookup for 24 Feb 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Feb 1943Brest12 Apr 1943Brest58 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann

Oblt. Harald Muhs

U-409's position on 24 Feb 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-409 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Sturmbock (21 Feb 1943 - 26 Feb 1943)
   Wildfang (26 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
   Westmark (6 Mar 1943 - 11 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-409 on this date

General Events during this patrol


24 Feb 1943. U-409 encountered a lifeboat with 15 survivors from Eulima, sunk by U-186 (Hesemann) the day before, and took the second and third officers aboard as prisoners.

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Attacks on U-409 during this patrol

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