U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-264

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Apr 1943St. Nazaire1 Jun 1943Lorient55 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hartwig Looks

Ltn. G√ľnther Loeschcke

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

We have daily positions for all 55 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-264 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Without name (15 Apr 1943 - 18 Apr 1943)
   Specht (19 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
   Naab (12 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)
   Donau 2 (15 May 1943 - 19 May 1943)
   Mosel (19 May 1943 - 23 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-264 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks West Maximus5,561amONS-5A
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks Harperley4,586brONS-5B

2 ships sunk (10,147 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-264 during this patrol

17 Apr 1943
Depth charging by escorts from convoy HX 233 caused heavy damage. The crew managed to make repairs and continue the patrol. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 282)

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