Patrol info for U-331
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|12 Nov 1941||Salamis||3 Dec 1941||Salamis||22 days|
Oblt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen
Oblt. Wilhelm Franken
Oblt. Heinz Koch
Kptlt. Bernhard Zurmühlen
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-331
We have daily positions for all 22 days on this patrol.
Departure from Salamis on 12 Nov 1941.
13 Nov 1941 - 14 Nov 1941 - 15 Nov 1941 - 16 Nov 1941 - 17 Nov 1941 - 18 Nov 1941 - 19 Nov 1941 - 20 Nov 1941 - 21 Nov 1941 - 22 Nov 1941 - 23 Nov 1941 - 24 Nov 1941 - 25 Nov 1941 - 26 Nov 1941 - 27 Nov 1941 - 28 Nov 1941 - 29 Nov 1941 - 30 Nov 1941 - 1 Dec 1941 - 2 Dec 1941 -
Arrival at Salamis on 3 Dec 1941.
Ships hit by U-331 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|25 Nov 1941||U-331||Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen||HMS Barham (04)||31,100||br||A|
1 ship sunk (31,100 tons).
General Events during this patrol
12 Nov 1941. U-331 left Salamis with eight commandos aboard bound for the front at Tobruk , Libya.
17 Nov 1941. On 17 November, at the start of her third patrol, U-331 landed eight commandos on the Egyptian coast east of Ras Gibeisa. Their mission was to blow up a railway line, in which they failed. U-331 went on to sink the British battleship HMS Barham on 25 Nov.
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Attacks on U-331 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-331 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.