U-788 ceases communication after 30 May 1943 and fails to return at the end of her maiden war patrol to North America.
U-Boat Name and ID Number: U-788, Meer Sprite Successful Patrol: No Number of Freighters Sank: 3 Number of Tankers Sank: 1 Number of Capital Ships Sank: 0 Total Tonnage Destroyed: 21,600 Refit Time: U-Boat sunk Award Requests: WB in Gold for entire crew
Radio intercepts indicate U-Boat attacks along the North American coast from the Caribbean to Boston with 4 ships sunk. Post war records indicate that USS Moffett, DD 362, reported attacking and sinking a U-Boat while escorting ships off New York.
crushedhat: Jun 1944 patrols posted. Two boats overdue.
Sept 26, 2021 20:50:40 GMT
silentwolf: "Valkyrie" has been assigned ID U-292
Sept 24, 2021 2:50:09 GMT
crushedhat: U-195 lost with all hands.
Sept 23, 2021 18:25:49 GMT
crushedhat: Sorry about the delay in posting May patrols. Had house guests all week.
Sept 20, 2021 3:05:15 GMT
crushedhat: Since U-1222 returned early (at the beginning of May) I will count May as one of the 4 months. U-1222 will be ready for sea again in Sep 44.
Sept 20, 2021 2:54:26 GMT
crushedhat: 'The Hunted' rule 10.11.3 states "For every three spaces of Hull damage(or fraction thereof), one additional month is added to the refit period." Therefore, 8 Hull (3+3+2) would add 3 months, for a total of 4 months.
Sept 20, 2021 2:52:39 GMT
crushedhat: May 44 patrol posted.
Sept 20, 2021 2:46:09 GMT
Siegmund: Tell me, I counted correctly: 8 hull hits - 3 months, standard refit - 1 month, their series boat +1 month?
Sept 17, 2021 9:28:52 GMT
crushedhat: April patrols now posted. One Boat overdue from March.
Sept 12, 2021 19:57:17 GMT
crushedhat: U-1222 being a Type IX, the Kommandant starts as a KptLt.
Sept 10, 2021 20:45:22 GMT