U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-117

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Oct 1942Königsberg22 Nov 1942Lorient42 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans-Werner Neumann

Ltn. Hans Steen

Ltn. Paul Frerks

Ltn. Ulrich-Philipp Graf von und zu Arco-Zinneberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-117


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We have 37 daily positions for the 42 days U-117 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-117 during this patrol

No entries found.

General Events during this patrol


27 Oct 1942. U-117 laid some mines off Iceland. No ships sunk or damaged..

14 Nov 1942. U-117 took aboard two medical cases from U-84.

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Attacks on U-117 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-117 during this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

8 Nov 1942
While refuelling U-454 on 8 Nov Leutnant zur See der Reserve Helmut Schwenzel from U-117 was lost overboard.

Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-117 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

27 Oct 194208h4501h23AE 1770Isafjardjup, Iceland66 SMA

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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