Patrol info for U-608
Date lookup for 10 Feb 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|29 Jan 1944||St. Nazaire||3 Apr 1944||St. Nazaire||66 days|
Oblt. Wolfgang Reisener
Ltn. Martin Czekowski
U-608's position on 10 Feb 1944
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
Ships hit by U-608 on this date
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Attacks on U-608 during this patrol
10 Feb 1944
05.06 hrs: a British B-24 Liberator (RAF Sqdn 53/G, pilot S/L T. Spooner, DFC) covering convoy HX 277 made two Leigh Light attacks after locating U-608 on radar. The boat was strafed, and six depth charges were dropped on the first run, and two on the second. The AA gunners claimed hits on the Liberator, but it was not damaged. The U-boat escaped with minor damage. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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