U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-77

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Jan 1943La Spezia10 Feb 1943La Spezia16 days


Officers *

Oblt. Otto Hartmann

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

We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-77 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Banner6,699brKMS-8A
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Webster7,043brKMS-8B

2 ships sunk (13,742 tons).

General Events during this patrol


1 Feb 1943. In the Mediterranean, an explosion occurred at 0615hrs in the diesel engine room of U-77, resulting in some damage to the boat.

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Attacks on U-77 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-77 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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