U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-160

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Sep 1942Lorient9 Dec 1942Lorient78 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Georg Lassen

Oblt. Helmut von Tippelskirch

Ltn. Georg von Bitter

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-160 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-160

We have daily positions for all 78 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-160 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Oct 1942U-160Georg Lassen Winona (d.)6,197amTRIN-19A
16 Oct 1942U-160Georg Lassen Castle Harbour730brTRIN-19B
3 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Chr. J. Kampmann2,260caTAG-18C
3 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Thorshavet11,015nwTAG-18D
3 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Gypsum Empress4,034brTAG-18E
3 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Leda8,546paTAG-18F
6 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Arica5,431brTRIN-24G
11 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen City of Ripon6,368brH
21 Nov 1942U-160Georg Lassen Bintang6,481nlI

8 ships sunk (44,865 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,197 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-160 during this patrol

16 Oct 1942
After sinking one small ship and damaging a larger one from a small convoy north of Trinidad, the boat escaped an attack by the escorts without significant damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 53.)

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