U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-331

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Nov 1942La Spezia17 Nov 1942Lost11 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-331


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We have daily positions for all 11 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-331 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Nov 1942U-331Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen USS Leedstown (AP 73)9,135amTorch

1 ship sunk (9,135 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-331 during this patrol

13 Nov 1942
On being attacked by a convoy escort in the Mediterranean U-331 dived too deep and struck the sea bed, suffering minor damage.

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