U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-711

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Jul 1943Narvik30 Sep 1943Narvik71 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Günther Lange

Ltn. Günther Schimmel

Ltn. Hans-Dietrich Schwarzenberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-711

We have daily positions for all 71 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-711 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Wiking (1 Aug 1943 - 20 Sep 1943)

Ships hit by U-711 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


24 Sep 1943. U-711 shelled Blagopolucya Soviet radio station on Nova Zemlya island on the Barents Sea, using the deck gun.

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Attacks on U-711 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-711 duing this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

30 Sep 1943
A man died when the boat docked at Narvik. [Maschinengefreiter Heinz Schiefelbein]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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