U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-666

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Dec 1943Lorient10 Feb 1944Lost48 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Ernst Wilberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-666

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-666 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Hela (28 Dec 1943 - 1 Jan 1944)
   Rügen 6 (5 Jan 1944 - 7 Jan 1944)
   Rügen (7 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944)
   Stürmer (26 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944)

Ships hit by U-666 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-666 during this patrol

5 Jan 1944
U-666 was attacked by aircraft outbound from Lorient (sailed 25 Dec 1943). Damage was minor, and the boat made repairs at sea and continued the patrol, but was sunk with all hands on 10 Feb 1944. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 486)

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