U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-609

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Oct 1942St. Nazaire22 Oct 1942St. Nazaire17 days


Officers *

Oblt. Klaus Rudloff

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-609 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-609

We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.

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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