U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-517

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Aug 1942Kiel19 Oct 1942Lorient73 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Paul Hartwig

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-517

We have daily positions for all 73 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-517 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Aug 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Chatham5,649amSG-6FA
28 Aug 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Arlyn3,304amSG-6B
3 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Donald Stewart1,781caLN-7C
7 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Oakton1,727caQS-33D
7 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Mount Pindus5,729grQS-33E
7 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Mount Taygetus3,286grQS-33F
11 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig HMCS Charlottetown (K 244)900caSQ-35G
15 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Inger Elisabeth2,166nwSQ-36H
15 Sep 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Saturnus2,741nlSQ-36I

9 ships sunk (27,283 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-517 during this patrol

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