U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-502

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Jan 1942Lorient16 Mar 1942Lorient57 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Jürgen von Rosenstiel

Oblt. Walter von Steinaecker

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-502


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We have daily positions for all 57 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-502 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Tia Juana2,395br
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Monagas2,650ve
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel San Nicolas2,391br
22 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel J.N. Pew9,033am
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Thalia8,329pa
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Sun (d.)9,002am

5 ships sunk (24,798 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,002 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-502 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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