U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-166

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Jun 1942Lorient30 Jul 1942Lost44 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Günther Kuhlmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-166

We have 37 daily positions for the 44 days U-166 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-166 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Jul 1942U-166Hans-Günther Kuhlmann Carmen84doA
13 Jul 1942U-166Hans-Günther Kuhlmann Oneida2,309amB
16 Jul 1942U-166Hans-Günther Kuhlmann Gertrude16amC
30 Jul 1942U-166Hans-Günther Kuhlmann Robert E. Lee5,184amTAW-7D

4 ships sunk (7,593 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-166 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-166 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-166 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

25 Jul 1942DA 9345Port Eads, Mississippi estuary9 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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