U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-709

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
2 Oct 1943Brest3 Oct 1943Brest2 days
6 Oct 1943Brest28 Nov 1943Lorient54 days
56 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. Karl-Otto Weber

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-709

We have daily positions for all 56 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-709 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Siegfried (22 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 3 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   Jahn (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)
   Tirpitz 4 (2 Nov 1943 - 8 Nov 1943)
   Eisenhart 6 (9 Nov 1943 - 13 Nov 1943)
   Schill 2 (17 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-709 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-709 during this patrol

15 Nov 1943
An unidentified aircraft attacked the boat. No damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 441)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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