U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-109

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Jul 1942Lorient6 Oct 1942Lorient81 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Bleichrodt

Oblt. Joachim Schramm

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-109

We have daily positions for all 81 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-109 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Aug 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Arthur W. Sewall6,030nwA
11 Aug 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Vimeira5,728brE-6B
3 Sep 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Ocean Might7,173brOS-37C
6 Sep 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Tuscan Star11,449brD
17 Sep 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Peterton5,221brOG-80E

5 ships sunk (35,601 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-109 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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