U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-161

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Apr 1942Lorient7 Aug 1942Lorient102 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Albrecht Achilles

Oblt. Rudolf Büchler

Ltn. Götz Roth

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-161

We have daily positions for all 102 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-161 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Jun 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Nueva Altagracia30doA
3 Jul 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles San Pablo (t.)3,305paB
16 Jul 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Fairport6,165amAS-4C

3 ships sunk (9,500 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-161 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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