Patrol info for U-515
Date lookup for 12 Nov 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|7 Nov 1942||Lorient||6 Jan 1943||Lorient||61 days|
Kptlt. Werner Henke
Ltn. Ernst Sauerberg
U-515's position on 12 Nov 1942
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-515 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Westwall (8 Nov 1942 - 16 Dec 1942)
Ships hit by U-515 on this date
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|12 Nov 1942||U-515||Werner Henke||HMS Hecla (F 20)||10,850||br||Torch||A|
|12 Nov 1942||U-515||Werner Henke||HMS Marne (G 35) (d.)||1,920||br||Torch||B|
1 ship sunk (10,850 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,920 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-515 during this patrol
12 Nov 1942
After attacking the British destroyer tender HMS Hecla (sunk) and the destroyer HMS Marne (damaged), the boat was depth charged by the destroyer HMS Venomous, but escaped unscathed. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 111)
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