U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-979

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Mar 1945Bergen24 May 1945Lost57 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Johannes Meermeier

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-979

We have 47 daily positions for the 57 days U-979 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-979 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier HMS Ebor Wyke (FY 1601)348brA
5 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier Empire Unity (d.)6,386brRU-161B

1 ship sunk (348 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,386 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-979 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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