U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-442


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Sep 1942Kiel16 Nov 1942St. Nazaire61 days

Commander

Officers *


KrvKpt. Hans-Joachim Hesse

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-442

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We have daily positions for all 61 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-442 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Luchs (27 Sep 1942 - 6 Oct 1942)
   Panther (6 Oct 1942 - 12 Oct 1942)
   Leopard (12 Oct 1942 - 19 Oct 1942)
   Veilchen (27 Oct 1942 - 4 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-442 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Sep 1942U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Empire Bell1,744brUR-42
4 Nov 1942U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Hatimura6,690brSC-107
 8,434

2 ships sunk (8,434 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-442 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-442 during this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

10 Oct 1942
On board U-442, bad weather caused an accident in which one man was badly injured.


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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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