U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-511


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Jul 1942Kiel29 Sep 1942Lorient76 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Friedrich Steinhoff
1WO

Oblt. Klaus Ohling
2WO

Ltn. Heinrich Pahls

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-511

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We have 74 daily positions for the 76 days U-511 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-511 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pirat (29 Jul 1942 - 3 Aug 1942)

Ships hit by U-511 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff Esso Aruba (d.)8,773amTAW-15
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff San Fabian13,031brTAW-15
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff Rotterdam8,968nlTAW-15
 30,772

2 ships sunk (21,999 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,773 tons).

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

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-511 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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