U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-333

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Feb 1944La Pallice20 Apr 1944La Pallice67 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Peter-Erich Cremer

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Dobinsky

Ltn. Justus Grawert

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-333

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Ships hit by U-333 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-333 during this patrol

21 Mar 1944
The boat was sighted west of Tiree in the Hebrides by Allied aircraft which in brought in the famous Support Group 2 (Cpt. Walker), which then hunted the boat aggressively. KL Cremer bottomed the boat at a depth of 40m (131 ft) for ten hours and despite considerable problems "unsticking" from the muddy seabed, U-333 managed to surface and again escaped. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 496)

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