U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-340


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

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Hans-Joachim Klaus
1WO

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 5 Luftwaffe airmen off Spain on 25 August. Shortly afterwards the boat was attacked by an aircraft and a few men were wounded, the boat being damaged.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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