U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-391

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Oct 1943Kiel13 Dec 1943Lost52 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gert Dültgen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-391

We have daily positions for all 52 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-391 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisenhart 1 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
   Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)
   Weddigen (22 Nov 1943 - 7 Dec 1943)

Ships hit by U-391 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-391 during this patrol

28 Nov 1943
The target of the attack by a British Wellington bomber (RAF Sqdn 179/L) on 28 Nov. 1943 in position 39.04N, 16.25W, credited with sinking U-542, was in fact U-391, which suffered only minor damage. (Sources: 1990-09-01, Axel Niestle)

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