U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-511

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Dec 1942Lorient8 Mar 1943Lorient68 days


Officers *

Oblt. Fritz Schneewind

Oblt. Werner Striegler

Ltn. Heinrich Pahls

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-511

We have daily positions for all 68 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-511 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Delphin (3 Jan 1943 - 14 Feb 1943)
   Robbe (16 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-511 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Jan 1943U-511Fritz Schneewind William Wilberforce5,004brA

1 ship sunk (5,004 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-511 during this patrol

12 Feb 1943
Damage caused by escorts prevented the boat continuing an attack on a convoy off Finisterre, France (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 195)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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