U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-1061

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Oct 1944Kiel19 Oct 1944Horten3 days
22 Oct 1944Horten23 Oct 1944Kristiansand2 days
26 Oct 1944Kristiansand28 Oct 1944Bergen3 days
28 Oct 1944Bergen3 Nov 1944Trondheim7 days
15 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Otto Hinrichs

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-1061

We have 12 daily positions for the 15 days U-1061 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 17 Oct 1944.
18 Oct 1944 -
Arrival at Horten on 19 Oct 1944.

Departure from Horten on 22 Oct 1944.

Arrival at Kristiansand on 23 Oct 1944.

Departure from Kristiansand on 26 Oct 1944.
27 Oct 1944 -
Arrival at Bergen on 28 Oct 1944.

Departure from Bergen on 28 Oct 1944.
29 Oct 1944 - 30 Oct 1944 - 31 Oct 1944 - 1 Nov 1944 - 2 Nov 1944 -
Arrival at Trondheim on 3 Nov 1944.

Ships hit by U-1061 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-1061 during this patrol

30 Oct 1944
The boat was severely damaged by depth charges from a British B-24 (Sqdn 224, pilot W. S. Blackden) and a Canadian Wellington aircraft (Sqdn 407, pilot J. E. Neelin). The boat was able to escape to Maloy to be repaired. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 601)

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