U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-117

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Mar 1943Brest13 May 1943Bordeaux44 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans-Werner Neumann

Ltn. Ulrich-Philipp Graf von und zu Arco-Zinneberg

Oblt. (R) Paul Frerks

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-117

We have daily positions for all 44 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-117 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Matt W. Ransom (d.) [Mine]7,177amUGS-6AA
25 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Empire Morn (t.) [Mine]7,092brB

1 ship sunk (7,092 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,177 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[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-117 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-117 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

10 Apr 194306h1719h31DJ 2277Fedala and Casablanca66 SMA

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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