U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-404

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Aug 1942St. Nazaire13 Oct 1942St. Nazaire52 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto von Bülow

Oblt. Erwin Schwager

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-404

We have daily positions for all 52 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-404 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Stier (29 Aug 1942 - 2 Sep 1942)
   Vorwärts (2 Sep 1942 - 26 Sep 1942)
   Luchs (27 Sep 1942 - 29 Sep 1942)
   Letzte Ritter (29 Sep 1942 - 1 Oct 1942)

Ships hit by U-404 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Marit II (d.)7,417nwON-127A
12 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Daghild (d.)9,272nwON-127B
26 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow HMS Veteran (D 72)1,120brRB-1C

1 ship sunk (1,120 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,689 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-404 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-404 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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