Patrol info for U-441
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 May 1943||Brest||25 May 1943||Brest||4 days|
Kptlt. Götz von Hartmann
Ltn. Hans-Ulrich Hanitsch
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-441
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Ships hit by U-441 during this patrol
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General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-441 during this patrol
24 May 1943
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Sunderland EJ139 (228 Sqn RAF/L, pilot F/O H.J. Debnam)
20.50 hrs, Bay of Biscay: the flak boat inflicted fatal damage on the Sunderland during its attack run, which nonetheless managed drop five depth charges before crashing with the loss of the crew of 11. U-441 was left with severe damage and one man wounded by strafing, and had to return to base. This was the first 'kill' by a flak boat. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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