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Patrol info for U-636

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Jul 1943Hammerfest7 Aug 1943Narvik8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans Hildebrandt

Oblt. Hinrich Mangels

Ltn. Johann-Friedrich Loos

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-636

We have 9 daily positions for the 8 days U-636 was at sea.

Arrival at Hammerfest on 31 Jul 1943.1 Aug 1943 - 2 Aug 1943 - 3 Aug 1943 - 4 Aug 1943 - 5 Aug 1943 - 6 Aug 1943 -
Arrival at Narvik on 7 Aug 1943.

Ships hit by U-636 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
6 Sep 1943U-636Hans Hildebrandt Tbilisi [Mine]7,169sjA

1 ship sunk (7,169 tons).

[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-636 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-636 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

3 Aug 194323h1500h30AU 1138northeast of Sengeyskiy Island, Pechora Sea16 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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