30 Mar 1945

Danzig
  • The 2,804-ton German steamship Jersbek, used as a troop transport, was beached after she struck a mine laid by British aircraft in the Danzig Bay. ww2dbase [Danzig Bay | HM]
8 Apr 1945

Danzig
  • The German auxiliary vessel Franken, supply ship for the last two remaining German heavy ships in the Baltic Sea Lützow and Prinz Eugen, was hit by bombs during a Soviet air raid and sunk in Danzig Bay. ww2dbase [Danzig Bay | HM]
  • At about 1220 hours, Seaplane tender Hans Albrecht Wedel was sunk during a Soviet air raid in Danzig (Polish: Gdańsk) Bay; 10 were killed. ww2dbase [Hans Albrecht Wedel | Danzig Bay | CPC]

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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