U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-518

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Jul 1944Lorient24 Oct 1944Kristiansand102 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Werner Offermann

Oblt. Wilhelm Neitzsch

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-518

We have daily positions for all 102 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-518 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Sep 1944U-518Hans-Werner Offermann George Ade (d.)7,176amA

1 ship damaged (7,176 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-518 during this patrol

9 Aug 1944
Allied escorts attacked a submerged U-boat in mid-Atlantic which was probably U-518, but the boat escaped unscathed. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 622)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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