U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-455


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Mar 1943St. Nazaire23 Apr 1943St. Nazaire32 days

Commander

Officers *


Hans-Martin Scheibe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-455


We have daily positions for all 32 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-455 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Apr 1943U-455Hans-Martin Scheibe Rouennais [Mine]3,777frCG-29A
 3,777

1 ship sunk (3,777 tons).

Legend
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-455 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-455 duing this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

24 Mar 1943
A crewman was injured in an accident with the anti-aircraft machine gun.

Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-455 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

DateStartEndGridLocationMines
1 Apr 194323h3800h01DJ 2524Fedala6 TMB
2 Apr 194323h3223h51DJ 2513Casablanca6 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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