February 1945 events of the Battle of the Atlantic  
 
  Naval Action in the Atlantic Ocean  
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  U-Boat Losses  
  Saturday, February 3, 1945  
  The U-1279, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Hans Falke, was sunk in the North Sea northwest of Bergen, Norway by depth charges from the frigates HMS Bayntun (K 310), HMS Braithwaite (K 468), HMS Loch Eck (K 422). Of the 48 man crew, all hands were lost.  
   
  Sunday, February 4, 1945  
  The U-1014, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Wolfgang Glaser, was sunk in the North Channel east of Malin Head by depth charges from the frigates HMS Loch Scavaig (K 648), HMS Nyasaland (K 587), HMS Papua (K 588), and HMS Loch Shin (K 421). Of the 48 man crew, all hands were lost.  
   
  Attacks on Allied and Neutral Merchant Ships  
  Tuesday, February 6, 1945  
  Sailing with Convoy TBC-60, the British steam merchant Everleigh was torpedoed and sunk by the U-1017, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Werner Riecken, southeast of Durlston Head, off the coast of southern England in the English Channel. Of the ship’s complement, 6 died and 50 survivors were picked up by the British landing craft HMS LCI-33. The 5,222 ton Everleigh was carrying ballast and was heading for New York, New York.  
   
  Wednesday, February 21, 1945  
  The Icelandic steam merchant Dettifoss was torpedoed and sunk by the U-1064, commanded by Korvettenkapitän Karl-Hermann Schneidewind, about 25 miles out of Belfas, in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Of the ship’s complement, 15 died and 29 survivors were picked up by the ASW Trawler HMS Fusilier (T 305). The 1,564 ton Dettifoss was carrying general cargo and was heading for Reykjavik, Iceland.  
   
  Axis Merchant Shipping Losses  
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  Other Battle of the Atlantic Events  
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