U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-77

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Dec 1941Lorient19 Dec 1941Messina10 days
21 Dec 1941Messina14 Jan 1942Salamis25 days
35 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Schonder

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-77

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-77 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Dec 1941U-77Heinrich Schonder Empire Barracuda4,972brA
12 Jan 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder HMS Kimberley (F 50) (d.)1,690brB

1 ship sunk (4,972 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,690 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-77 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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