U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-505

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jun 1942Lorient25 Aug 1942Lorient80 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Axel-Olaf Loewe

Oblt. Herbert Nollau

Gottfried Stolzenburg

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


means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have daily positions for all 80 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-505 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
28 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Sea Thrush5,447am
29 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Thomas McKean7,191am
22 Jul 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Urious153co

3 ships sunk (12,791 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-505 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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