U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-1024

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Mar 1945Marviken12 Apr 1945Lost41 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Gutteck

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-1024

We have daily positions for all 41 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-1024 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Apr 1945U-1024Hans-Joachim Gutteck James W. Nesmith (t.)7,176amHX-346A
12 Apr 1945U-1024Hans-Joachim Gutteck Will Rogers (d.)7,200amBB-80B

1 ship sunk (7,176 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,200 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol


3 Mar 1945. U-1024 sailed from Kristiansand on her first and last patrol.

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Attacks on U-1024 during this patrol

7 Apr 1945
After a successful attack on convoy HX 346, the escorts attacked U-1024 but without result. The boat sat on the bottom in a hollow until the hunt was called off. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 669)

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