U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-426

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1943Bergen29 Nov 1943Brest56 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Christian Reich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-426

We have daily positions for all 56 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-426 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Schlieffen (16 Oct 1943 - 22 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried (22 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 2 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   Jahn (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)
   Tirpitz 4 (2 Nov 1943 - 8 Nov 1943)
   Eisenhart 9 (9 Nov 1943 - 10 Nov 1943)
   Schill 1 (16 Nov 1943 - 21 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-426 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Oct 1943U-426Christian Reich Essex Lance6,625brONS-20A

1 ship sunk (6,625 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-426 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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