U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-87

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Dec 1941Kiel30 Jan 1942La Pallice38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Berger

Oblt. Robert Schetelig

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-87

We have 37 daily positions for the 38 days U-87 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-87 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Ziethen (6 Jan 1942 - 17 Jan 1942)

Ships hit by U-87 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
31 Dec 1941U-87Joachim Berger Cardita8,237brHX-166A
17 Jan 1942U-87Joachim Berger Nyholt8,087nwON-52B

2 ships sunk (16,324 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-87 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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