U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-549

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 May 1944Lorient29 May 1944Lost16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Detlev Krankenhagen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-549


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We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-549 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
29 May 1944U-549Detlev Krankenhagen USS Block Island (CVE 21)9,393am
29 May 1944U-549Detlev Krankenhagen USS Barr (DE 576) (d.)1,300am

1 ship sunk (9,393 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,300 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-549 during this patrol

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