U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-406

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Aug 1942St. Nazaire8 Oct 1942St. Nazaire61 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Dieterichs

Ltn. Dieter Erdmann

Ltn. Werner Remus

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

We have daily positions for all 61 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-406 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Bl├╝cher (14 Aug 1942 - 28 Aug 1942)
   Iltis (6 Sep 1942 - 23 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-406 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Aug 1942U-406Horst Dieterichs City of Manila7,452brSL-118A

1 ship sunk (7,452 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-406 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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