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Patrol info for U-155

Date lookup for 14 Jun 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Jun 1943Lorient16 Jun 1943Lorient7 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Adolf Cornelius Piening

Oblt. Johannes Rudolph

Oblt. Erich Dobberstein

Sigmund Budzyn

U-155's position on 14 Jun 1943

Ships hit by U-155 on this date

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Attacks on U-155 during this patrol

14 Jun 1943
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
Polish Mosquito HJ648 (307 Sqdn RAF/B, pilot S/L S. Szablowski)

09.29 hrs, Bay of Biscay north of Corunna: four Mosquito aircraft (three from 307 Polish Sqdn RAF and one from 410 Sqdn RCAF) attacked a group of five outbound boats (U-68, U-155, U-159, U-415 and U-634). The leading Mosquito first strafed U-68 and then U-155, but its port engine stopped after being hit by flak and the aircraft was forced to return to base at Predannack, Cornwall, where it made a belly landing. A Mosquito piloted by F/O J. Pelka then made an attack run, but without firing, and the remaining aircraft were held off by an intense barrage of flak.
Five of the crew of U-155 were wounded, two badly. The boat returned to base with U-68, whose doctor was transferred to treat the wounded on the way.

(Sources: Franks/Zimmerman/Ritschel)

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