U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-270

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Sep 1943St. Nazaire6 Oct 1943St. Nazaire30 days


Officers *

Oblt. Paul-Friedrich Otto

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-270

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-270 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Leuthen (15 Sep 1943 - 23 Sep 1943)

Ships hit by U-270 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
20 Sep 1943U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto HMS Lagan (K 259) (t.)1,370brON-202A

1 ship sunk (1,370 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-270 during this patrol

22 Sep 1943
The pressure hull was cracked by depth charges in an attack by convoy escorts in mid Atlantic, forcing the boat to return to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 423)

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