U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-116

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Sep 1942Lorient6 Oct 1942Lost15 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wilhelm Grimme

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-116


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We have 13 daily positions for the 15 days U-116 was at sea.

Departure from Lorient on 22 Sep 1942.
23 Sep 1942 - 24 Sep 1942 - 25 Sep 1942 - 26 Sep 1942 - 27 Sep 1942 - 28 Sep 1942 - 29 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942 - 1 Oct 1942 - 2 Oct 1942 - 3 Oct 1942 - 4 Oct 1942 - 5 Oct 1942 -
Sunk on 6 Oct 1942.

Ships hit by U-116 during this patrol

No entries found.

General Events during this patrol


6 Oct 1942. U-116 sent her last radio message on this day (a weather report); nothing more was ever heard from this boat.

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Attacks on U-116 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-116 during this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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