U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-481

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Jul 1944Reval4 Aug 1944Reval31 days


Officers *

Oblt. Klaus Andersen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-481


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We have 27 daily positions for the 31 days U-481 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-481 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
30 Jul 1944U-481Klaus Andersen KT-80426sj
30 Jul 1944U-481Klaus Andersen KT-80726sj
30 Jul 1944U-481Klaus Andersen KT-806 (d.)26sj

2 ships sunk (52 tons) and 1 ship damaged (26 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-481 during this patrol

30 Jul 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
Soviet Il-2 (Sqdn )

Narva Bay, Baltic: two Ilushin Il-2 Sturmoviks (35. ShAP) attacked. One was hit by flak and later ditched.

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