Patrol info for U-264
Date lookup for 4 Oct 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 Sep 1943||St. Nazaire||15 Oct 1943||St. Nazaire||24 days|
Kptlt. Hartwig Looks
Ltn. Günther Loeschcke
U-264's position on 4 Oct 1943
Ships hit by U-264 on this date
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Attacks on U-264 during this patrol
4 Oct 1943
While being refuelled by U-460 (together with U-422 and U-455) the boats were attacked by Avenger aircraft from the escort carrier USS Card. After putting up heavy flak the smaller VIIC boats dived, leaving U-460 on the surface. She was destroyed when she also tried to dive. U-264 was attacked later in the day and once again escaped, but this time serious damage forced a return to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 429)
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