U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-731

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Aug 1943Brest1 Nov 1943Brest65 days


Officers *

Oblt. Werner Techand

Ltn. Manfred Schneider

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-731

We have daily positions for all 65 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-731 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Leuthen (15 Sep 1943 - 24 Sep 1943)
   Rossbach (24 Sep 1943 - 9 Oct 1943)

Ships hit by U-731 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-731 during this patrol

4 Oct 1943
Six men were wounded, including the commander, when a British Hudson bomber (Sqdn 269/S) attacked. The boat was able to continue the patrol despite being damaged.

12 Oct 1943
The boat was attacked by three Avenger aircraft from USS Card. U-731 had another air attack one week previously in which six men, including the commander, were wounded and the boat was damaged.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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