U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-602

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Dec 1942Lorient21 Dec 1942La Spezia21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Philipp Schüler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-602

We have daily positions for all 21 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-602 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Dec 1942U-602Philipp Schüler HMS Porcupine (G 93) (t.)1,540brA

1 ship sunk (1,540 tons).

(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-602 during this patrol

4 Dec 1942
Vectored to a convoy by signals from the inbound U-603, U-602 was herself driven down and hunted extensively, but managed to escape and resume shadowing the convoy. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 136)

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