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Patrol info for U-731

Date lookup for 19 May 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Apr 1943Kiel12 Jun 1943Brest45 days


Officers *

Oblt. Werner Techand

Ltn. Manfred Schneider

U-731's position on 19 May 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-731 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Iller (12 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)
   Donau 1 (15 May 1943 - 26 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-731 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-731 during this patrol

19 May 1943
The target of the depth chage attack on 19 May 1943 SE of Cape Farewell, Greenland in position 55.09N, 35.18W by a British B-24 Liberator bomber (Sqdn. 120/T), formerly credited with sinking U-954, was in fact U-731, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1991-10-01, FDS/NHB)

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