U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-431

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Nov 1941St. Nazaire20 Dec 1941La Spezia35 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Dommes

Oblt. Hans-Martin Scheibe

Friedrich Weidner

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-431

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-431 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
13 Dec 1941U-431Wilhelm Dommes Myriel (d.)3,560brA

1 ship damaged (3,560 tons).

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

General Events during this patrol


10 Dec 1941. U-431 fired three torpedoes at a British destroyer in the Mediterranean, all of which missed.

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Attacks on U-431 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-431 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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