U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-217

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Apr 1943Brest5 Jun 1943Lost48 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-217

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-217 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


13 May 1943. U-217 laid 15 mines in St. Georges Channel (between Ireland and Wales), but without result.

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Attacks on U-217 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-217 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-217 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

13 May 1943AM 8926St. George's Channel15 SMA

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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