U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-608

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Aug 1942Kiel24 Sep 1942St. Nazaire36 days


Officers *

Oblt. Rolf Struckmeier

Ltn. Karl-Ernst Kaiser

Ltn. Rudolf Schultze

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-608

We have 35 daily positions for the 36 days U-608 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-608 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Stier (29 Aug 1942 - 2 Sep 1942)
   Vorw√§rts (2 Sep 1942 - 15 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-608 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Sep 1942U-608Rolf Struckmeier Hektoria13,797brON-127A
12 Sep 1942U-608Rolf Struckmeier Empire Moonbeam6,849brON-127B

2 ships sunk (20,646 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-608 during this patrol

12 Sep 1942
An escort attacked the boat, forced it to break off its attack on convoy ON 127. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 31.)

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