U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-218

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Jul 1943Brest6 Aug 1943Brest9 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Richard Becker

Oblt. (R) Joachim Seeger

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

We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.

Departure from Brest on 29 Jul 1943.
30 Jul 1943 - 31 Jul 1943 - 1 Aug 1943 - 2 Aug 1943 - 3 Aug 1943 - 4 Aug 1943 - 5 Aug 1943 -
Arrival at Brest on 6 Aug 1943.

Ships hit by U-218 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-218 during this patrol

2 Aug 1943
Six men were wounded in an attack by a Wellington bomber (547 Sqdn RAF/B). The U-boat sustained only minor damage from the depth charges dropped, but abandoned the mine-laying mission due to the casualties, arriving at Brest on 6 August.

U-218 under attack

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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