U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-118

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Jan 1943Brest26 Feb 1943Bordeaux33 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Werner Czygan

Ltn. Hans Falke

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-118 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-118

We have daily positions for all 33 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-118 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rochen (13 Feb 1943 - 14 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-118 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Mary Slessor [Mine]5,027brMKS-7A
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Empire Mordred [Mine]7,024brMKS-7B
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Baltonia [Mine]2,013brMKS-7C
10 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Duero (d.) [Mine]2,008spD
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Thorsholm (d.) [Mine]9,937nwGUS-4E
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan HMCS Weyburn (K 173) [Mine]925caMKS-8F

4 ships sunk (14,989 tons) and 2 ships damaged (11,945 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-118 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-118 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-118 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

1 Feb 194323h1004h21CG 9585Cape Espartel off Gibraltar66 SMA

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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