U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-275

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Nov 1943La Pallice1 Dec 1943La Pallice3 days
2 Dec 1943La Pallice7 Dec 1943La Pallice6 days
8 Dec 1943La Pallice11 Jan 1944La Pallice35 days
44 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Helmut Bork

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-275

We have daily positions for all 44 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-275 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Borkum (18 Dec 1943 - 3 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-275 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Dec 1943U-275Helmut Bork USS Leary (DD 158)1,090amA

1 ship sunk (1,090 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


3 Jan 1944. On 3 January 1944 U-275 had to return to base because the commander was suffering from appendicitis.

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Attacks on U-275 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-275 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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