U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-516

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Aug 1942Kiel13 Aug 1942Kristiansand2 days
15 Aug 1942Kristiansand14 Nov 1942Lorient92 days
94 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

KrvKpt. Gerhard Wiebe

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-516 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-516

We have 92 daily positions for the 94 days U-516 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-516 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Aug 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Port Jackson (d.)9,687brA
31 Aug 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Jack Carnes10,907amB
19 Sep 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Wichita6,174amC
28 Sep 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Antonico1,223bzD
30 Sep 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Alipore5,273brE
24 Oct 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Holmpark5,780brF

5 ships sunk (29,357 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,687 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-516 during this patrol

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