Patrol info for U-172
Date lookup for 10 Oct 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|19 Aug 1942||Lorient||27 Dec 1942||Lorient||131 days|
Kptlt. Carl Emmermann
Oblt. Heinz-Günther Scholz
Ltn. Hermann Hoffmann
U-172's position on 10 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
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-172 during this patrol
10 Oct 1942
At 13.01 hours, the boat was at periscope depth just after sinking the Orcades when an aircraft dropped three depth charges. No damage was caused, but U-172 had to leave the area submerged without questioning the survivors.
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