U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-205

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Sep 1941Lorient2 Oct 1941Lorient10 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Franz-Georg Reschke

Oblt. Rolf Struckmeier

Ltn. Friedrich-Wilhelm Marienfeld
Cdr sea training

Oblt. Friedrich Deetz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-205

We have daily positions for all 10 days on this patrol.

Departure from Lorient on 23 Sep 1941.
24 Sep 1941 - 25 Sep 1941 - 26 Sep 1941 - 27 Sep 1941 - 28 Sep 1941 - 29 Sep 1941 - 30 Sep 1941 - 1 Oct 1941 -
Arrival at Lorient on 2 Oct 1941.

Ships hit by U-205 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-205 during this patrol

26 Sep 1941
The boat was bombed by an aircraft "with American markings" while shadowing convoy HG 73 and forced to break off patrol and head for France. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 391)

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Men lost from U-boats

30 Sep 1941
Fähnrich zur See Fritz Säger took his own life.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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