U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-998

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Jun 1944Kiel17 Jun 1944Bergen6 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans Fiedler

Oblt. Hellmut Rehren

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-998

We have 5 daily positions for the 6 days U-998 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 12 Jun 1944.
13 Jun 1944 - 14 Jun 1944 - 15 Jun 1944 - 16 Jun 1944 -
Arrival at Bergen on 17 Jun 1944.

Ships hit by U-998 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-998 during this patrol

16 Jun 1944
Two Norwegian Mosquito aircraft (333 Sqdn RAF, pilots Erling U. Johansen and Lauritz Humlen) hit the boat with 57mm cannon fire and depth charges causing severe damage. The boat was forced to return to base and was removed from active service on arrival due to the damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 594)

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