U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-542

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Oct 1943Kiel28 Nov 1943Lost39 days


Officers *

Oblt. Christian-Brandt Coester

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-542

We have 38 daily positions for the 39 days U-542 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-542 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisenhart 1 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
   Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-542 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-542 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-542 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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