U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-179

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Aug 1942Kiel8 Oct 1942Lost55 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Ernst Sobe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-179

We have 53 daily positions for the 55 days U-179 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-179 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Oct 1942U-179Ernst Sobe City of Athens6,558brA

1 ship sunk (6,558 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-179 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-179 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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