U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-66

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jun 1941Lorient5 Aug 1941Lorient44 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Richard Zapp

Oblt. Albrecht Achilles

Ltn. Karl-Heinz Sammler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-66

We have daily positions for all 44 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-66 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Jun 1941U-66Richard Zapp George J. Goulandris4,345grSL-78A
29 Jun 1941U-66Richard Zapp Kalypso Vergotti5,686grSL-78B
30 Jun 1941U-66Richard Zapp Saint Anselm5,614brSL-78C
19 Jul 1941U-66Richard Zapp Holmside3,433brOG-67D

4 ships sunk (19,078 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-66 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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