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Patrol info for U-185

Date lookup for 12 Jul 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Jun 1943Bordeaux24 Aug 1943Lost77 days


Officers *

Kptlt. August Maus

U-185's position on 12 Jul 1943

Ships hit by U-185 on this date

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Attacks on U-185 during this patrol

12 Jul 1943
On 12 July 1943 some 90 miles (145 km) off Recife, Brazil, U-185 was attacked by a US Liberator aircraft (VB-107 USN/B-7). Although the bomber crew believed they had crippled the boat, U-185s radio report stated the attack caused only minor damage.

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