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1 Nov 1940

Norway
  • Bremse was rammed by refrigerated cargo ship Donau off Bergen, Norway, causing some damage. ww2dbase [Bremse | Bergen | CPC]
22 Feb 1942

Norway
  • German cruiser Admiral Scheer, cruiser Prinz Eugen, and 5 destroyers arrived at Bergen, Norway. British RAF aircraft continued to attack this force, again unsuccessfully, losing 3 Albacore carrier aircraft in the process. The force would depart Bergen after sundown for Trondheim, Norway. ww2dbase [Admiral Scheer | Bergen | CPC]
19 Mar 1944

Norway
  • U-821 departed Bergen, Norway for her first war patrol. ww2dbase [U-821 | Bergen | CPC]
24 Nov 1944

Norway
  • U-1233 arrived at Bergen, Norway. ww2dbase [U-1233 | Bergen | CPC]
16 Dec 1944

Norway
  • U-1233 arrived at Bergen, Norway, ending her first and only war patrol. ww2dbase [U-1233 | Bergen | CPC]
17 Dec 1944

Norway
  • U-1233 departed Bergen, Norway. ww2dbase [U-1233 | Bergen | CPC]
21 Dec 1944

Norway
  • U-1233 arrived at Bergen, Norway. ww2dbase [U-1233 | Bergen | CPC]
12 Jan 1945

Norway
  • The German Navy U-Boat pens at Bergen, Norway were attacked by a force of 32 Lancaster and one Mosquito aircraft, drawn from Nos. 9 and 617 Squadrons RAF, both units being experienced in the use of "Tallboy" bombs. Contemporary reports recorded that three "Tallboy" bombs caused serious damage to the U-Boat pens after penetrating their 3.5-meter concrete roof. Two submarines suffered minor damage, a cargo ship was severely damaged and a minesweeper was sunk. Four Lancaster bombers were lost (one from No. 9 Squadron and the others from No. 617 Squadron). ww2dbase [Bergen | AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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