U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-505

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Feb 1942Lorient7 May 1942Lorient86 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Axel-Olaf Loewe

Oblt. Herbert Nollau

Gottfried Stolzenburg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-505

We have daily positions for all 86 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-505 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Mar 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Benmohr5,920brA
6 Mar 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Sydhav7,587nwB
3 Apr 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe West Irmo5,775amC
4 Apr 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Alphacca5,759nlD

4 ships sunk (25,041 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-505 during this patrol

18 Apr 1942
U-505 was attacked by an aircraft in mid-Atlantic and suffered a small amount of damage.

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