Patrol info for U-242
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|5 Oct 1944||Pillau||9 Oct 1944||Pillau||5 days|
Oblt. (R) Karl-Wilhelm Pancke
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-242
We have daily positions for all 5 days on this patrol.
Ships hit by U-242 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
8 Oct 1944. U-242 laid a field of 12 mines in the Baltic NW of Torkalla, but without result.
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Attacks on U-242 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-242 duing this patrol.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-242 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|8 Oct 1944||10h52||AO 3178||Porkkala, Baltic Sea||12 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.