Patrol info for U-609
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|6 Oct 1942||St. Nazaire||22 Oct 1942||St. Nazaire||17 days|
Oblt. Klaus Rudloff
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Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-609
We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.
Departure from St. Nazaire on 6 Oct 1942.
7 Oct 1942 - 8 Oct 1942 - 9 Oct 1942 - 10 Oct 1942 - 11 Oct 1942 - 12 Oct 1942 - 13 Oct 1942 - 14 Oct 1942 - 15 Oct 1942 - 16 Oct 1942 - 17 Oct 1942 - 18 Oct 1942 - 19 Oct 1942 - 20 Oct 1942 - 21 Oct 1942 -
Arrival at St. Nazaire on 22 Oct 1942.
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-609 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Panther (13 Oct 1942 - 16 Oct 1942)
Ships hit by U-609 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-609 during this patrol
12 Oct 1942
Depth charging by escorts of convoy ON(S) 136 caused severe damage, forcing U-609 to abandon her attack. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 39.)
17 Oct 1942
Depth charges from HMS Celandine severely damaged U-609 in the action against convoy ONS 137.
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