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12 Mar 1945

Baltic Sea
  • The 1,845-ton German steamship Rolandseck, used as a troop transport, was bombed by British aircraft and sank near Skagen on the east coast of the Skagen Odde peninsula in the far north of Denmark. ww2dbase [Conclusion of the Battle of the Atlantic | Kattegat | HM]
19 Apr 1945

Baltic Sea
  • German submarine U-251 was sunk in the Kattegat south of Göteburg, Sweden by rockets fired from eight RAF and RNAF Mosquito aircraft from 325, 248, and 143 Squadrons. 39 of the boats crew were killed; four survivors were picked up. ww2dbase [Kattegat | HM]
6 May 1945

Baltic Sea
  • Liberator VLR bombers of No. 86 Squadron of British RAF Coastal Command sank the German submarines U-1008 and U-2534 in the Kattegat off Denmark. ww2dbase [Kattegat | AC]

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