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22 June

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This is a run-down from several databases on our site. It's meant to give a clear picture of events on this date, all year round.

U-boat Shipyard report

Ordered (0) Laid down (1) Launched (1) Commissioned (0)
No U-boat orders on this date1941: U-4671944: U-1064No boats commissioned on this date
These are commissioned boats. For more see our Shipyard pages.

Allied Ships hit on this date

 U-boatCommanderName of shipTonsCountryConvoy
 U-30LempRandsfjord 3,999   nwHX-49
 U-32JenischEli Knudsen 9,026   nwHX-49
 U-38LiebeNeion 5,154   gr
 U-65StockhausenMonique 7,011   fr
 U-141SchülerCalabria 1,277   swSL-76
 U-77SchonderArakaka 2,379   br
 U-159WitteE.J. Sadler 9,639   am
 U-202LinderRio Tercero 4,864   ar
 U-572KummetatLot 4,220   frUGS-10
 U-593KelblingUSS LST-333 total loss1,625   amElastic
 U-593KelblingUSS LST-387 (d)1,625   amElastic
* Unless otherwise noted the ships listed here were sunk. (d) = damaged

See all Allied ships hit by U-boats during WWII.

Attacks on this day

No attacks found on this date.

U-boats lost

1940: U-122 +
1944: U-988 +

99 men died when those 2 U-boats were lost on this date. There were no survivors.
U-boats marked with + were lost with all hands.

- For more information on U-boat losses check out our Fates section.

U-boat Men Lost or Wounded

There were no men lost from U-boats on this date, 22 June.

- For more information on Men lost from U-boats check out this page.

Personnel Information

The following men were born on this day:
Paul Ehrenfried Lenkeit (1915), Ebe Schnoor (1895), Siegfried Straub (1918).

The following men died on this day:
Erich Dobberstein (1944), Josef Elsinghorst (2006), Hans-Günther Looff (1940), Horst-Thilo Queck (1981), Herbert Sohler (1991).

See the entire U-boat commander listing showing all U-boat commanders.
We might include more officers (Allied and Axis) at a later date.

U-boat departures and arrivals on 22 June

This section shows the U-boat departures and arrivals from bases on this day of the year. Current country names shown with harbour names. Boats entering port display days at sea during that patrol.


From Kiel, Germany: U-102 (lost 10 days later)
From Wilhelmshaven, Germany: U-34


From Horten, Norway: U-372


From Brest, France: U-582
From Pola: U-562

U-boats entering base:
To Lorient, France: U-103 (69 days)
To Pola U-559 (36 days)
To Trondheim, Norway: U-457 (5 days)


From Kiel, Germany: U-277, U-387
From Konstanza, Rumania: U-20

U-boats entering base:
To Brest, France: U-450 (27 days), U-645 (60 days)


From Bergen, Norway: U-1192
From Kiel, Germany: U-855, U-994
From La Pallice: U-212
From Lorient, France: U-802

U-boats entering base:
To Hammerfest, Norway: U-997 (29 days)
To Kristiansand U-478 (3 days)
To Lorient, France: U-541 (115 days)

U-boats at sea on 22 June

Boats entering port on this day are not counted, but boats departing for patrol are. (+) indicates the boat was lost during this patrol.


U-25, U-26 (+), U-28, U-29, U-30, U-32, U-34, U-38, U-43, U-46, U-47, U-48, U-51, U-52, U-61, U-62, U-65, U-99, U-101, U-102 (+), UA.
21 boats at sea.


U-38, U-43, U-69, U-71, U-73, U-75, U-77, U-79, U-96, U-101, U-103, U-107, U-108, U-111, U-123, U-137, U-140, U-141, U-142, U-143, U-144, U-145, U-146, U-149, U-201, U-202, U-203, U-204, U-371, U-552, U-553, U-556 (+), U-557, U-558, U-559, U-561, U-562, U-564, U-651 (+), U-751, UA.
41 boats at sea.


U-67, U-68, U-69, U-81, U-84, U-87, U-88, U-89, U-94, U-96, U-97, U-106, U-107, U-124, U-126, U-128, U-129, U-132, U-134, U-135, U-153 (+), U-154, U-156, U-158 (+), U-159, U-160, U-161, U-166 (+), U-171 (+), U-172, U-173, U-202, U-203, U-205, U-215 (+), U-251, U-332, U-334, U-355, U-372, U-373, U-376, U-402, U-404, U-406, U-408, U-432, U-437, U-453, U-458, U-459, U-460, U-461, U-502 (+), U-504, U-505, U-553, U-561, U-562, U-566, U-569, U-571, U-575, U-576 (+), U-578, U-582, U-584, U-590, U-594, U-653, U-657, U-701 (+), U-753, U-754 (+).
74 boats at sea.


U-18, U-19, U-20, U-24, U-66, U-67 (+), U-73, U-81, U-84 (+), U-92, U-119 (+), U-126 (+), U-134 (+), U-135 (+), U-154, U-159 (+), U-170, U-172, U-177, U-178, U-180, U-181, U-185 (+), U-190, U-193, U-194 (+), U-195, U-196, U-197 (+), U-198, U-199 (+), U-200 (+), U-211, U-212, U-214, U-221, U-228, U-232 (+), U-251, U-257, U-271, U-302, U-306, U-333, U-336, U-341, U-358, U-380, U-382, U-415, U-420, U-431, U-435 (+), U-449 (+), U-455, U-458, U-460, U-462, U-487 (+), U-488, U-508, U-510, U-511, U-513 (+), U-515, U-527 (+), U-530, U-535 (+), U-536, U-558 (+), U-565, U-571, U-572 (+), U-586, U-590 (+), U-592, U-593, U-596, U-600, U-603, U-608, U-615 (+), U-617, U-618, U-622, U-625, U-634 (+), U-641, U-642, U-650, U-653, U-666, U-667, U-669, U-732, U-758, U-759 (+), U-951 (+), U-953.
99 boats at sea.


U-19, U-20, U-107, U-129, U-154 (+), U-155, U-181, U-183, U-196, U-198 (+), U-212, U-214, U-218, U-233 (+), U-242, U-243 (+), U-247, U-269 (+), U-275, U-276, U-294, U-307, U-309, U-313, U-315, U-317 (+), U-344, U-363, U-390, U-394, U-396, U-397, U-441 (+), U-480, U-516, U-530, U-534, U-537, U-539, U-543 (+), U-546, U-547, U-548, U-621, U-668, U-671, U-673, U-677, U-678 (+), U-711, U-716, U-719 (+), U-741, U-745, U-763, U-764, U-771, U-802, U-804, U-853, U-857, U-858, U-859 (+), U-861, U-862, U-958, U-971 (+), U-975, U-982, U-984, U-992, U-999, U-1001, U-1007, U-1060, U-1062, U-1165, U-1191 (+), U-1192, U-1222 (+), U-1225 (+).
81 boats at sea.


U-530, U-977.
2 boats at sea.

General Events on 22 June


The French signed an armistice with Germany at a site in the Forest of Compiègne chosen by Hitler to celebrate revenge for Germany's WWI armistice with France. The ceremony was a replica of the 1918 event (same location, in the same railroad car).


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