U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-617

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Aug 1942Kiel7 Oct 1942St. Nazaire40 days


Officers *

Oblt. Albrecht Brandi

Ltn. Erich Niester

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-617


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We have daily positions for all 40 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-617 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfeil (12 Sep 1942 - 22 Sep 1942)
   Blitz (22 Sep 1942 - 26 Sep 1942)
   Tiger (26 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-617 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Sep 1942U-617Albrecht Brandi Tor II292faA
23 Sep 1942U-617Albrecht Brandi Athelsultan8,882brSC-100B
23 Sep 1942U-617Albrecht Brandi Tennessee2,342brSC-100C
24 Sep 1942U-617Albrecht Brandi Roumanie3,563beSC-100D

4 ships sunk (15,079 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-617 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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