U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-201


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Sep 1942Brest26 Oct 1942Brest51 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Günther Rosenberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-201


We have daily positions for all 51 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-201 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Oct 1942U-201Günther Rosenberg Alcoa Transport2,084amA
8 Oct 1942U-201Günther Rosenberg John Carter Rose7,191amTRIN-15B
9 Oct 1942U-201Günther Rosenberg Flensburg6,421nlC
 15,696

3 ships sunk (15,696 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

1942

8 Oct 1942. After sinking the American merchantman John Carter Rose, the crew of U-201 gave the shipwrecked survivors provisions and bandages. This was four weeks after the issuing of the Laconia order, in which Admiral Dönitz directly forbade U-boats to undertake any rescue activity of this kind.

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Attacks on U-201 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-201 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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