U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-107

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Jul 1943Lorient3 Oct 1943Lorient68 days


Officers *

Oblt. Volker Simmermacher

Heinz Robbert

Emil Ranzau

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-107

We have daily positions for all 68 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-107 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Aug 1943U-107Volker Simmermacher Albert Gallatin (d.)7,176amA
11 Sep 1943U-107Volker Simmermacher USS Rapidan (AO 18) (d.) [Mine]8,246amNG-385B

2 ships damaged (15,422 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-107 during this patrol

28 Jul 1943
When sailing from Lorient with another boat both boats were attacked by aircraft but fought off the attack without damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 387.)

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-107 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

27 Aug 194304h3005h15DB 3645Charleston12 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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