U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-701

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Dec 1941Kiel9 Feb 1942St. Nazaire45 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Degen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-701

We have daily positions for all 45 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-701 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Ziethen (6 Jan 1942 - 22 Jan 1942)

Ships hit by U-701 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
6 Jan 1942U-701Horst Degen Baron Erskine3,657brSC-62A

1 ship sunk (3,657 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-701 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-701 duing this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

31 Dec 1941
An officer was washed overboard from the U-701, being the last casualty of the year. [Leutnant zur See Bernhard Weinitschke]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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