U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-218

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Oct 1942Brest21 Nov 1942Brest28 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Richard Becker

Ltn. Walter Hungershausen

Ltn. Horst Slevogt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-218

We have daily positions for all 28 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-218 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Natter (2 Nov 1942 - 8 Nov 1942)
   Westwall (8 Nov 1942 - 15 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-218 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-218 during this patrol

15 Nov 1942
The mine-layer attempted to sink an Allied destroyer and was attacked by aircraft and surface ships. Damage severe, and U-218 returned to France. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 113)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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