Patrol info for U-431
Date lookup for 6 Feb 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|25 Jan 1942||Messina||10 Feb 1942||La Spezia||17 days|
Kptlt. Wilhelm Dommes
Oblt. Hans-Martin Scheibe
Oblt. Hans-Günther Lange
U-431's position on 6 Feb 1942
Ships hit by U-431 on this date
General Events during this patrol
6 Feb 1942. 08.17 hrs, grid CO 5236: U-431 fired two torpedoes at a surfaced British submarine. Both missed. This was probably HMS Thunderbolt, which engaged a U-boat with torpedoes and gunfire north of Tobruk at 34°36N/23°22E.
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Attacks on U-431 during this patrol
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