U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-270

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944St. Nazaire17 Jun 1944Lorient12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Paul-Friedrich Otto
Cdr training

Kptlt. Hans Umlauf

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

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-270 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-270 during this patrol

13 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Fortress (53 Sqn RAF/C)

Bay of Biscay, due south of Brest. U-270 was not damaged in this attack, but was already returning to base after being seriously damaged by a British Wellington aircraft (172 Sqn RAF/Y). The damage was so severe that the boat was paid off on 25 June 1944.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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