U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-862

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Jun 1944Narvik9 Sep 1944Penang99 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Timm

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-862

We have 80 daily positions for the 99 days U-862 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-862 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Jul 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Robin Goodfellow6,885amA
13 Aug 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Radbury3,614brB
16 Aug 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Empire Lancer7,037brC
18 Aug 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Nairung5,414brD
19 Aug 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Wayfarer5,068brE

5 ships sunk (28,018 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-862 during this patrol

20 Aug 1944

A British Catalina (Sqdn 265/H) attacked the boat. The boat shot down the aircraft and escaped, despite a massive search that followed.

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