U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-81

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1943Pola4 Jul 1943Salamis29 days


Officers *

Oblt. Johann-Otto Krieg

Ltn. Herbert Kühn

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

We have daily positions for all 29 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-81 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Jun 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Yoma8,131brGTX-2A
25 Jun 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Nisr80agB
26 Jun 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Toufic Allah75syC
26 Jun 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Nelly80syD
27 Jun 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Michalios3,742grE

5 ships sunk (12,108 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-81 during this patrol

27 Jun 1943
U-81 had to retreat when shelled by coastal artillery after sinking Michalios three miles west of Latakia, Syria.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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