U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-96

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Aug 1942St. Nazaire5 Oct 1942St. Nazaire43 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel

Oblt. Goske von Möllendorff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-96

We have daily positions for all 43 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-96 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Stier (29 Aug 1942 - 2 Sep 1942)
   Vorwärts (3 Sep 1942 - 25 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-96 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Elisabeth van Belgie4,241beON-127A
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel F.J. Wolfe (d.)12,190brON-127B
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Sveve6,313nwON-127C
11 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Delães415ptD
25 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel New York (d.)4,989brRB-1E

3 ships sunk (10,969 tons) and 2 ships damaged (17,179 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-96 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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