U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-255

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Jul 1943Narvik19 Sep 1943Narvik63 days


Officers *

Oblt. Erich Harms

Ltn. Horst Selle

Ltn. Dieter Hengen

Hermann Schulz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-255


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We have 61 daily positions for the 63 days U-255 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-255 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Jul 1943U-255Erich Harms Akademik Shokalskij411sj

1 ship sunk (411 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


1 Aug 1943. U-255 set up a radio station near Spoyj Navolok on Novaya Zemlya.

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Attacks on U-255 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-255 during this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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