U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-231


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Sep 1943Bordeaux22 Nov 1943La Pallice57 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Wolfgang Wenzel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-231


We have daily positions for all 57 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-231 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Schlieffen (14 Oct 1943 - 22 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried (22 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 1 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   K├Ârner (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-231 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

1943

16 Oct 1943. U-231 pulled five men from the water after U-964 was sunk by an aircraft. One, the commander Oblt. z.S. Hummerjohann, was already dead, and a second died some minutes later.

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Attacks on U-231 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-231 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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