U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-967


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Oct 1943Bergen1 Dec 1943St. Nazaire52 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Herbert Loeder
1WO

Ltn. Hunold von Ahlefeld

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-967


We have daily positions for all 52 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-967 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Siegfried (25 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 1 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   K├Ârner (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)
   Tirpitz 2 (2 Nov 1943 - 8 Nov 1943)
   Eisenhart 4 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
   Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-967 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-967 during this patrol

21 Nov 1943
At 06.12 hrs the boat fought off a "Halifax" aircraft with flak. This was probably B-24 Liberator A for Able from 53 Sqdn RAF, pilot W/C H.R.A. Edwards, AFC), escorting convoy SL 139, which was unable to attack because its Leigh Light failed. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

30 Nov 1943
While inbound in the Bay of Biscay an unidentified aircraft attacked the boat, which again escaped unharmed. The boat put into St. Nazaire the next day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 441)

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Men lost from U-boats

12 Oct 1943
The boat lost a man overboard in the North Atlantic on 12 October. [Mechnikergfreiter Hans Brackert]


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