U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-161

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Aug 1943Lorient27 Sep 1943Lost51 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Albrecht Achilles

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

We have 43 daily positions for the 51 days U-161 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-161 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
20 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles St. Usk5,472brA
26 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles Itapagé4,998bzB

2 ships sunk (10,470 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-161 during this patrol

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