U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-1225

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Jun 1944Kristiansand24 Jun 1944Lost5 days


Officers *

Oblt. Ernst Sauerberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-1225


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We have daily positions for all 5 days on this patrol.

Departure from Kristiansand on 20 Jun 1944.
21 Jun 1944 - 22 Jun 1944 - 23 Jun 1944 -
Sunk on 24 Jun 1944.

Ships hit by U-1225 during this patrol

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-1225 during this patrol

24 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
Canadian Catalina (Sqdn 162/P)

U-boat sunk. 5 of 8 air crew rescued. The captain of the Canso, Flight Lieutenant D.E. Hornell, was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his conduct during the attack and afterwards while awaiting rescue in the dinghy.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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