U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-505

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Dec 1943Lorient2 Jan 1944Lorient9 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Harald Lange

Oblt. Paul Meyer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-505

We have 7 daily positions for the 9 days U-505 was at sea.

Departure from Lorient on 25 Dec 1943.
26 Dec 1943 - 27 Dec 1943 - 28 Dec 1943 - 29 Dec 1943 - 30 Dec 1943 - 31 Dec 1943 - 1 Jan 1944 -
Arrival at Lorient on 2 Jan 1944.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-505 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Hela (28 Dec 1943 - 1 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-505 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


29 Dec 1943. The boat saved the commander and 33 survivors from the German torpedo boat T-25 (KKpt von Gartzen), sunk the day before by British cruisers in the Bay of Biscay.

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Attacks on U-505 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-505 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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