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Patrol info for U-989

Date lookup for 7 Jun 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944Brest8 Jun 1944Brest3 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hardo Rodler von Roithberg

Friedrich Hartel

U-989's position on 7 Jun 1944

Ships hit by U-989 on this date

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Attacks on U-989 during this patrol

7 Jun 1944
A Leigh Light attack by a British Wellington bomber (179 Sqn RAF, pilot W.J. Hill) in the Bay of Biscay caused minor damage. A B-24 Liberator and a flight of Mosquitos then joined in, wounding the U-boat commander and forcing U-989 to return to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 583)

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