U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-66

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Dec 1941Lorient10 Feb 1942Lorient48 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Richard Zapp

Oblt. Karl-Hartwig Siebold

Ltn. Karl-Heinz Sammler

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

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-66 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Allan Jackson6,635amA
19 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Lady Hawkins7,988caB
22 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Olympic5,335paC
24 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Empire Gem8,139brD
24 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Venore8,017amE

5 ships sunk (36,114 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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