U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-279

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Sep 1943Kiel4 Oct 1943Lost31 days


Officers *

Oblt. Otto Finke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-279

We have 30 daily positions for the 31 days U-279 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-279 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


20 Sep 1943. On 20 September 1943 espionage agent Jens Fridriksson was landed on Iceland by U-279.

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Attacks on U-279 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-279 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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