U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-471

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Nov 1943Kiel30 Jan 1944Brest65 days


Officers *

Oblt. Friedrich Kloevekorn

Ltn. Hermann Bruder

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-471

We have daily positions for all 65 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-471 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Coronel 1 (14 Dec 1943 - 17 Dec 1943)
   Sylt (18 Dec 1943 - 23 Dec 1943)
   Rügen 3 (26 Dec 1943 - 28 Dec 1943)
   Rügen 4 (28 Dec 1943 - 2 Jan 1944)
   Rügen 3 (2 Jan 1944 - 7 Jan 1944)
   Rügen (7 Jan 1944 - 22 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-471 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-471 during this patrol

23 Dec 1943
An attack by a British B-24 Liberator bomber (Sqdn 120/O) on 23 Dec wounded three men.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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