U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-626

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Dec 1942Bergen14 Dec 1942Lost7 days


Officers *

Ltn. Hans-Botho Bade

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-626

We have daily positions for all 7 days on this patrol.

Departure from Bergen on 8 Dec 1942.
9 Dec 1942 - 10 Dec 1942 - 11 Dec 1942 - 12 Dec 1942 - 13 Dec 1942 -
Sunk on 14 Dec 1942.

Ships hit by U-626 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


8 Dec 1942. U-626 left her base at Bergen, Norway, on 8 Dec, 1942 for her maiden patrol. She was one of two operational U-boats to have a commander who was only Leutnant zur See (the other was U-155 in 1944).

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Attacks on U-626 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-626 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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