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Patrol info for U-242

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Aug 1944Helsinki26 Aug 1944Grand Hotel4 days
29 Aug 1944Grand Hotel1 Sep 1944Grand Hotel4 days
3 Sep 1944Grand Hotel3 Sep 1944Reval1 days
9 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Karl-Wilhelm Pancke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-242

We have 10 daily positions for the 9 days U-242 was at sea.

Departure from Helsinki on 23 Aug 1944.
24 Aug 1944 - 25 Aug 1944 -
Arrival at Grand Hotel on 26 Aug 1944.

Departure from Grand Hotel on 29 Aug 1944.
30 Aug 1944 - 31 Aug 1944 -
Arrival at Grand Hotel on 1 Sep 1944.

Departure from Grand Hotel on 3 Sep 1944.

Arrival at Reval on 3 Sep 1944.

Ships hit by U-242 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Aug 1944U-242Karl-Wilhelm Pancke KKO-2600sjA
25 Aug 1944U-242Karl-Wilhelm Pancke VRD-96 DelĀ“fin500sjB

2 ships sunk (1,100 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-242 during this patrol

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