U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-162

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Apr 1942Lorient8 Jun 1942Lorient63 days


Officers *

FrgKpt. Jürgen Wattenberg

Oblt. Horst Hepp

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-162

We have daily positions for all 63 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-162 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Apr 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Athelempress8,941brOS-25A
1 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Parnahyba6,692bzB
4 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Florence M. Douglas119brC
4 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Eastern Sword3,785amD
7 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Frank Seamans4,271nwE
9 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Mont Louis1,905caF
13 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Esso Houston7,699amG
14 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg British Colony6,917brH
18 May 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Beth6,852nwI

9 ships sunk (47,181 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-162 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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