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Patrol info for U-160

Date lookup for 16 Oct 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Sep 1942Lorient9 Dec 1942Lorient78 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Georg Lassen

Oblt. Helmut von Tippelskirch

Ltn. Georg von Bitter

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-160 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

U-160's position on 16 Oct 1942

Ships hit by U-160 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Oct 1942U-160Georg Lassen Castle Harbour730brTRIN-19A
16 Oct 1942U-160Georg Lassen Winona (d.)6,197amTRIN-19B

1 ship sunk (730 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,197 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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Attacks on U-160 during this patrol

16 Oct 1942
After sinking one small ship and damaging a larger one from a small convoy north of Trinidad, the boat escaped an attack by the escorts without significant damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 53.)

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