Patrol info for U-476
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|20 May 1944||Bergen||25 May 1944||Lost||6 days|
Oblt. Otto Niethmann
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-476
We have daily positions for all 6 days on this patrol.
Ships hit by U-476 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
22 May 1944. U-476 encountered an enemy submarine in the Norwegian Sea, but neither boat attacked.
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Attacks on U-476 during this patrol
24 May 1944
Following crippling damage from an attack by a British Catalina flying boat (210 Sqn RAF/V) at 07.18 hrs on this day, the boat was scuttled on 25 May. U-990 saved the commander and 20 men of the crew, but 34 went down with the boat due to bad weather that made the rescue operation difficult. U-990 was then herself sunk by a B-24 Liberator aircraft on 25 May. Three men from U-476 were lost.
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