U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-264

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Nov 1942Kiel4 Dec 1942St. Nazaire32 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hartwig Looks

Ltn. Günther Loeschcke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-264

We have 31 daily positions for the 32 days U-264 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-264 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Kreuzotter (15 Nov 1942 - 20 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-264 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Nov 1942U-264Hartwig Looks Mount Taurus6,696grONS-144A

1 ship sunk (6,696 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-264 during this patrol

20 Nov 1942
The target of the depth charge attack on 20 Nov. 1942 in mid-Atlantic at position 49.25N, 45.25W, by the Norwegian corvette HNoMS Potentilla, credited with sinking U-184, was actually U-264, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1993-01-01, FDS/NHB)

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