U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-87

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 May 1942St. Nazaire8 Jul 1942St. Nazaire51 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Berger

Oblt. Robert Schetelig

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

We have daily positions for all 51 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-87 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Port Nicholson8,402brXB-25A
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Cherokee5,896amXB-25B

2 ships sunk (14,298 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-87 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-87 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-87 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

12 Jun 194204h5507h10CA 3156Boston6 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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