Patrol info for U-275
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|16 Jul 1944||Brest||2 Aug 1944||Boulogne||18 days|
Oblt. Helmuth Wehrkamp
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-275
We have daily positions for all 18 days on this patrol.
Departure from Brest on 16 Jul 1944.
17 Jul 1944 - 18 Jul 1944 - 19 Jul 1944 - 20 Jul 1944 - 21 Jul 1944 - 22 Jul 1944 - 23 Jul 1944 - 24 Jul 1944 - 25 Jul 1944 - 26 Jul 1944 - 27 Jul 1944 - 28 Jul 1944 - 29 Jul 1944 - 30 Jul 1944 - 31 Jul 1944 - 1 Aug 1944 -
Arrival at Boulogne on 2 Aug 1944.
Ships hit by U-275 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-275 during this patrol
22 Jul 1944
An aircraft sighted the boat when she rose to periscope depth to take bearings in the English Channel north of Brest, and vectored in a British hunter-killer group which pursued the boat for seven hours. No damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 604)
24 Jul 1944
On entering the Bay of Seine the boat was hunted for eight hours by a hunter-killer group, but managed to elude her pursuers once again. After that she was attacked again each time the periscope was raised. U-275 finally managed to enter Boulogne on 1 Aug. Date is approximate. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 604)
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