U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-175

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Aug 1942Kiel17 Oct 1942Lorient64 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Bruns

Oblt. Heinz Ehrich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-175


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We have 62 daily positions for the 64 days U-175 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-175 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Sep 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Norfolk1,901ca
21 Sep 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Predsednik Kopajtic1,798yu
24 Sep 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns West Chetac5,627amTRIN-14
26 Sep 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Tambour1,827pa
28 Sep 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Alcoa Mariner5,590am
1 Oct 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Empire Tennyson2,880br
2 Oct 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Aneroid5,074pa
4 Oct 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns Caribstar2,592am
5 Oct 1942U-175Heinrich Bruns William A. McKenney6,153am

9 ships sunk (33,442 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-175 during this patrol

2 Oct 1942
The boat was attacked twice by an American B-18 bomber (USAAF) but suffered no damage.

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