Patrol info for U-541
Date lookup for 8 Sep 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|6 Aug 1944||Lorient||11 Nov 1944||Flensburg||98 days|
Kptlt. Kurt Petersen
U-541's position on 8 Sep 1944
Ships hit by U-541 on this date
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Attacks on U-541 during this patrol
8 Sep 1944
The boat was preparing a surface torpedo attack in the Gulf of St. Lawrence when HMCS Norsyd (K 520) sighted her and opened fire. U-541 dived and was then hunted for the next two days by four frigates, a minesweeper and aircraft of the RCAF, but managed to evade the pursuers. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 623)
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