U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-507

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Jul 1942Lorient12 Oct 1942Lorient101 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Harro Schacht

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Börner

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-507

We have daily positions for all 101 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-507 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Baependy4,801bzA
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Araraquara4,872bzB
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Annibal Benévolo1,905bzC
17 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Itagiba2,169bzD
17 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Arará1,075bzE
19 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Jacyra89bzF
22 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Hammaren3,220swOS-36G

7 ships sunk (18,131 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


15 Sep 1942. U-507 (together with U-156 and U-506 and the Italian submarine Cappellini) took part in the rescue operations after the sinking of Laconia in September 1942 off Africa. About 1500 men were saved by these boats and by French ships from Dakar (which arrived on 16 Sept, four days after the sinking).

7 Oct 1942. Stormy weather in the North Atlantic made life difficult for those at sea. One of the crew suffered a crushed hand on U-507, and some 1,000 miles to the north, one of the lookouts on U-621 broke an arm.

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Attacks on U-507 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-507 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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