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Messjacke, Reichermeier, Maximillian U259

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Jacke from Maximillian Reichermeier who makes his duty at U259. During the second mission was the boat sunk and everybody disappear outside the coast av Alger.

U259 was ordered st 23.12.1939 and built at Vegesack Werft in Bremen

The type was VIIC the most common type. Fieldpostnumber 40438
Captain was Klaus Köpke. Born 05.01.1915
Submarine education 6 month
Watchofficer at U569
First command 18.02.1942

Second Patrol 5.11.1942-15.11.1942 From La Pallice-througt Gibraltar-into Mediterranien- Cost of North Algerie.
Hit by several bombs from a Hudson S. Pilot flight officer Mick A Ensor.

All man lost (48) inclusive Maximillian Reichermeyer