Patrol info for U-66
Date lookup for 20 Jan 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|6 Jan 1943||Lorient||24 Mar 1943||Lorient||78 days|
Kptlt. Friedrich Markworth
U-66's position on 20 Jan 1943
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
Ships hit by U-66 on this date
General Events during this patrol
20 Jan 1943. On 20 January 1943 this boat landed espionage agent Jean Lallart on the coast of Mauritania near Cape Blanc. Lallart and the two men who rowed him ashore (Bootsmaat Wagner and Matrosenobergefreiter Daschkey) were immediately captured by the French. After waiting in vain for over 13 hours for his men to return, Kptlt. Markworth was forced to abandon them to whatever fate they had suffered. He learned of the their capture ten days later.
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Attacks on U-66 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.