U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-657

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 May 1943Trondheim17 May 1943Lost14 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Heinrich Göllnitz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-657

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-657 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Iller (12 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-657 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 May 1943U-657Heinrich Göllnitz Aymeric5,196brONS-7A

1 ship sunk (5,196 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-657 during this patrol

14 May 1943
The boat was attacked by an American Catalina flying boat (USN VP-84) east of Cape Farewell. No damage. (Sources: Kenneth Wynn)

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