U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-206

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Sep 1941St. Nazaire28 Oct 1941St. Nazaire29 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Opitz

Oblt. Hubert Nordheimer
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Rolf Borchers

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-206

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

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-206 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Breslau (2 Oct 1941 - 23 Oct 1941)

Ships hit by U-206 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Oct 1941U-206Herbert Opitz HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122)925brOG-75A
19 Oct 1941U-206Herbert Opitz Baron Kelvin3,081brB

2 ships sunk (4,006 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


18 Oct 1941. U-206 fired three torpedoes at an escort of convoy HG 74 in the North Atlantic, with no result.

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Attacks on U-206 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-206 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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