U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-242

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Sep 1944Baltisch Port28 Sep 1944Windau8 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Karl-Wilhelm Pancke

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

We have daily positions for all 8 days on this patrol.

Departure from Baltisch Port on 21 Sep 1944.
22 Sep 1944 - 23 Sep 1944 - 24 Sep 1944 - 25 Sep 1944 - 26 Sep 1944 - 27 Sep 1944 -
Arrival at Windau on 28 Sep 1944.

Ships hit by U-242 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Oct 1944U-242Karl-Wilhelm Pancke Rigel [Mine]1,495fiA

1 ship sunk (1,495 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-242 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-242 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

21 Sep 194408h3010h15AO 3513Reval, Baltic Sea15 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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