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Patrol info for U-66

Date lookup for 21 Mar 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Jan 1944Lorient6 May 1944Lost112 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gerhard Seehausen

U-66's position on 21 Mar 1944

Ships hit by U-66 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Mar 1944U-66Gerhard Seehausen Matadian4,275brA

1 ship sunk (4,275 tons).

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Attacks on U-66 during this patrol

21 Mar 1944
British patrol boats attacked U-66 after she sank the British tanker Matadian. The boat bottomed on the muddy seabed before escaping. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 546)

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