U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-406

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Dec 1943St. Nazaire10 Dec 1943St. Nazaire3 days
20 Dec 1943St. Nazaire22 Dec 1943St. Nazaire3 days
25 Dec 1943St. Nazaire27 Dec 1943St. Nazaire3 days
29 Dec 1943St. Nazaire31 Dec 1943St. Nazaire3 days
5 Jan 1944St. Nazaire18 Feb 1944Lost45 days
57 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Dieterichs

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-406

We have 53 daily positions for the 57 days U-406 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-406 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rügen (14 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944)
   Stürmer (26 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944)
   Igel 1 (3 Feb 1944 - 17 Feb 1944)

Ships hit by U-406 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-406 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-406 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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