U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-435

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Mar 1942Trondheim5 Apr 1942Kirkenes21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Siegfried Strelow

Oblt. Hans-Helmuth Bugs

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-435

We have 20 daily positions for the 21 days U-435 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-435 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eiswolf (28 Mar 1942 - 31 Mar 1942)

Ships hit by U-435 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Mar 1942U-435Siegfried Strelow Effingham6,421amPQ-13A

1 ship sunk (6,421 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


2 Apr 1942. U-435 encountered a Soviet submarine in the Barents Sea, but neither boat attacked.

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Attacks on U-435 during this patrol

30 Mar 1942
At 18.17 hrs the boat was sighted by the Soviet Gremyashchiy, which was escorting nine ships of convoy PQ 13 near Kildin Island, off Murmansk. The destroyer dropped eight small and nine large depth charges after U-43 dived, causing no damage. (Sources: Ritschel/Rohwer)

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