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Patrol info for U-91


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Aug 1942Kiel6 Oct 1942Brest53 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Heinz Walkerling
1WO

Oblt. Wolf-Werner Wilzer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-91


We have 51 daily positions for the 53 days U-91 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-91 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Vorw√§rts (25 Aug 1942 - 26 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-91 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Sep 1942U-91Heinz Walkerling HMCS Ottawa (H 60)1,375caON-127A
26 Sep 1942U-91Heinz Walkerling New York4,989brRB-1B
 6,364

2 ships sunk (6,364 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-91 during this patrol

1 Sep 1942
The target of an attack by an American Catalina flying boat (Sqdn. VP-73) in the Atlantic in position 58.08N 27.33W, previously credited with sinking U-756, was in fact U-91, which escaped with minor damage.

(Sources: 1987-09-01, FDS/NHB)

12 Sep 1942
An escort from convoy ON 127 fired on U-91, causing minor damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 31.)

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