Patrol info for U-188
Date lookup for 2 May 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Mar 1943||Kiel||4 May 1943||Lorient||62 days|
Oblt. Siegfried Lüdden
Ltn. Karl-Heinz Meenen
U-188's position on 2 May 1943
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
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Attacks on U-188 during this patrol
2 May 1943
10.14 hrs, Bay of Biscay, inbound: British Whitley aircraft (612 Sqn RAF/W) strafed U-188 and dropped four depth charges. Gunfire wounded the commander, KptLt Siegfried Lüdden, and one of the crew, who died in hospital in Paris on 14 May. [Matrosengefreiter Leo Rupp] (Sources: Rohwer/Ritschel)
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