U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-242

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1944Pillau9 Oct 1944Pillau5 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 5 days on this patrol.

Departure from Pillau on 5 Oct 1944.
6 Oct 1944 - 7 Oct 1944 - 8 Oct 1944 - 9 Oct 1944 -
Arrival at Pillau on 9 Oct 1944.

Ships hit by U-242 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


8 Oct 1944. U-242 laid a field of 12 mines in the Baltic NW of Torkalla, but without result.

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Attacks on U-242 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-242 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

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

8 Oct 194410h52AO 3178Porkkala, Baltic Sea12 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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