U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-406

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Apr 1943Bordeaux11 May 1943St. Nazaire17 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Dieterichs

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

We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-406 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Drossel (29 Apr 1943 - 5 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-406 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


5 May 1943. On 5 May, 1943 U-406 and U-600 collided in the North Atlantic. Both boats were so badly damaged they had to return to base.

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Attacks on U-406 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-406 duing this patrol.

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