U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-659

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Aug 1942Kiel16 Sep 1942Brest33 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans Stock

Ltn. Klaus Fischer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-659

We have 29 daily positions for the 33 days U-659 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-659 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Vorwärts (25 Aug 1942 - 11 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-659 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Sep 1942U-659Hans Stock Empire Oil (d.)8,029brON-127A

1 ship damaged (8,029 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-659 during this patrol

10 Sep 1942
The boat was attacked by escorts from convoy ON 127 and seriously damaged. She was forced to return to France. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 31)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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