U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-415

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Nov 1943Brest6 Jan 1944Brest47 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt Neide

Ltn. Walter Boldt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-415

We have daily positions for all 47 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-415 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Coronel (4 Dec 1943 - 8 Dec 1943)
   Coronel 2 (8 Dec 1943 - 14 Dec 1943)
   Coronel 3 (14 Dec 1943 - 17 Dec 1943)
   Borkum (18 Dec 1943 - 26 Dec 1943)

Ships hit by U-415 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Dec 1943U-415Kurt Neide HMS Hurricane (H 06)1,340brOS-62A

1 ship sunk (1,340 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-415 during this patrol

5 Jan 1944
During the night a British Halifax bomber (58 Sqn RAF, pilot I.J.M. Christie) dropped six depth charges, but failed to sink the boat, which returned fire and dived to escape. U-415 arrived at Brest the following day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 486)

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