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Patrol info for U-505

Date lookup for 29 Dec 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Dec 1943Lorient2 Jan 1944Lorient9 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Harald Lange

Oblt. Paul Meyer

U-505's position on 29 Dec 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-505 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Hela (28 Dec 1943 - 1 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-505 on this date

General Events during this patrol


29 Dec 1943. The boat saved the commander and 33 survivors from the German torpedo boat T-25 (KKpt von Gartzen), sunk the day before by British cruisers in the Bay of Biscay.

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