U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-255

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jan 1943Hammerfest9 Feb 1943Narvik18 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Reinhart Reche

Erich Harms

Ltn. Horst Selle

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-255


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We have daily positions for all 18 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-255 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Nordwind (24 Jan 1943 - 4 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-255 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
26 Jan 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Krasnyj Partizan2,418sj
29 Jan 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Ufa1,892sj
3 Feb 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Greylock7,460amRA-52

3 ships sunk (11,770 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-255 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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