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Patrol info for U-255

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jun 1942Narvik15 Jul 1942Narvik23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Reinhart Reche

Ltn. Hugo Deiring

Erich Harms

Ltn. Horst Selle

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-255

We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-255 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisteufel (1 Jul 1942 - 12 Jul 1942)

Ships hit by U-255 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
6 Jul 1942U-255Reinhart Reche John Witherspoon7,191amPQ-17A
7 Jul 1942U-255Reinhart Reche Alcoa Ranger5,116amPQ-17B
8 Jul 1942U-255Reinhart Reche Olopana6,069amPQ-17C
13 Jul 1942U-255Reinhart Reche Paulus Potter7,168nlPQ-17D

4 ships sunk (25,544 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-255 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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