U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-81

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1942La Spezia16 Nov 1942La Spezia43 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Friedrich Guggenberger

Oblt. Klaus Andersen

Ltn. Rudolf Dübler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-81

We have daily positions for all 43 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-81 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Wal (10 Nov 1942 - 15 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-81 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Nov 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Garlinge2,012brA
13 Nov 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Maron6,487brTorchB

2 ships sunk (8,499 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-81 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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