U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-172

Date lookup for 8 Oct 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1942Lorient27 Dec 1942Lorient131 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Carl Emmermann

Oblt. Heinz-Günther Scholz

Ltn. Hermann Hoffmann

U-172's position on 8 Oct 1942

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-172 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisbär (25 Aug 1942 - 1 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-172 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Oct 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Pantelis3,845grA

1 ship sunk (3,845 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-172 during this patrol

8 Oct 1942
The boat was depth charged by the British corvette HMS Rock Rose but suffered only slight damage.

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