U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-18

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Aug 1943Konstanza24 Sep 1943Konstanza35 days


Officers *

Oblt. Karl Fleige

Ltn. Rudolf Arendt

Patrol description

Patrol in the Black Sea between Adler and Poti. On 15 September, the boat entered Feodosia to land an ill crew member and to resupply.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-18

We have 34 daily positions for the 35 days U-18 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-18 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Aug 1943U-18Karl Fleige TSC-11 Dzhalita400sjA
30 Aug 1943U-18Karl Fleige SKA-0132 (d.)56sjB

1 ship sunk (400 tons) and 1 ship damaged (56 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-18 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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