U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-106

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Apr 1942Lorient29 Jun 1942Lorient76 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hermann Rasch

Ltn. Helmut Wicke

Ltn. Hasso Stegemann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-106

We have daily positions for all 76 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-106 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 May 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Lady Drake7,985caA
21 May 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Faja de Oro6,067meB
26 May 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Carrabulle5,030amC
27 May 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Atenas (d.)4,639amD
28 May 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Mentor7,383brE
1 Jun 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Hampton Roads2,689amF

5 ships sunk (29,154 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,639 tons).

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

General Events during this patrol


24 Jun 1942. At 21.15 hrs the U-boat came across a lifeboat from the Etrib at approx. 44°21N/18°55W. Its only occupant was the boatswain, George William Briscoe, who was taken prisoner.

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Attacks on U-106 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-106 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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