U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-741

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Feb 1944Brest3 May 1944Brest65 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gerhard Palmgren

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-741

We have daily positions for all 65 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-741 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Preussen (7 Mar 1944 - 22 Mar 1944)

Ships hit by U-741 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-741 during this patrol

11 Mar 1944
While outbound from France the boat was twice attacked by Allied aircraft. Date may be approximate. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 505)

11 Mar 1944
When surfacing after an aircraft attack the boat was again attacked - this time by aircraft and surface escorts. The boat was hunted for three hours but managed to get away.

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