U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-340

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jul 1943Bordeaux2 Sep 1943St. Nazaire59 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Klaus

Ltn. Wolfgang Schwarzkopf

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-340


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We have daily positions for all 59 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-340 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Without name (11 Jul 1943 - 29 Jul 1943)

Ships hit by U-340 during this patrol

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-340 during this patrol

25 Aug 1943
U-340 rescued five Luftwaffe aircrew off Spain on 25 August. Shortly afterwards the boat was attacked by an aircraft. One man died and five were wounded. The boat suffered minor damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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