U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-616

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Oct 1943Toulon15 Oct 1943Toulon13 days


Officers *

Oblt. Siegfried Koitschka

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-616

We have daily positions for all 13 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-616 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Oct 1943U-616Siegfried Koitschka USS Buck (DD 420)1,570amA
11 Oct 1943U-616Siegfried Koitschka HMS LCT-553611brB

2 ships sunk (2,181 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-616 during this patrol

4 Oct 1943
An unidentified aircraft attacked the boat at 07.30 hrs on 4 Oct, one day into her patrol from Toulon. (Sources: http://www.uboatarchive.net/U-616INT.htm)

15 Oct 1943
The British submarine HMS Untiring fired three torpedoes at U-616 as she was about to enter port at Toulon, France. They missed or malfunctioned. (Sources: http://www.uboatarchive.net/U-616INT.htm)

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