U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-607

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Sep 1942St. Nazaire23 Oct 1942St. Nazaire46 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ernst Mengersen

Ltn. Wolf Jeschonnek

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-607

We have daily positions for all 46 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-607 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfeil (12 Sep 1942 - 22 Sep 1942)
   Blitz (22 Sep 1942 - 26 Sep 1942)
   Tiger (26 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942)
   Wotan (5 Oct 1942 - 16 Oct 1942)

Ships hit by U-607 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Oct 1942U-607Ernst Mengersen Nellie4,826grSC-104A

1 ship sunk (4,826 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-607 during this patrol

23 Sep 1942
The boat escaped with only light damage boat after being rammed by a destroyer. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 34.)

14 Oct 1942
After an attack on convoy SC 104, U-607 was depth charged by the escort destroyer HMS Viscount, and was so badly damaged that she was forced to return to base.

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