Patrol info for U-1060
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|7 Oct 1944||Kiel||9 Oct 1944||Horten||3 days|
|12 Oct 1944||Horten||17 Oct 1944||Bergen||6 days|
|22 Oct 1944||Bergen||25 Oct 1944||Bodö||4 days|
|26 Oct 1944||Bodö||27 Oct 1944||Lost||2 days|
Oblt. Herbert Brammer
Transport mission to Norway
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-1060
We have 8 daily positions for the 15 days U-1060 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-1060 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-1060 during this patrol
27 Oct 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
Fairey Firefly Mk.I Z1978 (1771 Sqn FAA/4H, pilot SubLt Samuel A.W. Waters)
U-1060 was discovered by 4 Firefly aircraft of the British carrier HMS Impacable while under escort by the German minesweeper M-433 in the Vegafjord. Their attack badly damaged the escort while the U-boat managed to shot down on of the attackers (pilot was killed, the navigator taken prisoner). One hour later the vessels were attacked by 13 Barracuda aircraft (828 & 841 Sqn FAA), escorted by 3 Firefly, which sank the minesweeper and forced the U-boat to ground itself on the skerry Fleina.
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