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Patrol info for U-206

Date lookup for 26 Aug 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Aug 1941Trondheim10 Sep 1941St. Nazaire37 days


Officers *

Oblt. Herbert Opitz

Oblt. Hubert Nordheimer

U-206's position on 26 Aug 1941

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-206 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Grönland (10 Aug 1941 - 23 Aug 1941)
   Kurfürst (23 Aug 1941 - 2 Sep 1941)
   Seewolf (2 Sep 1941 - 7 Sep 1941)

Ships hit by U-206 on this date

General Events during this patrol


26 Aug 1941. U-206 rescued six British airmen from two rubber dinghies in the North Atlantic about 220 nautical miles west of Hebrides at 1920hrs. They were the crew of the Whitley Mk.V Z6806 (612 Sqn RAF/W, pilot F/O H.C. Winter-Taylor) which had been on an anti-submarine patrol when it was forced to ditch after the port engine failed at 1315hrs.

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Attacks on U-206 during this patrol

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