U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-405

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Feb 1943Bergen23 Mar 1943St. Nazaire45 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Rolf-Heinrich Hopman

Kptlt. Alexander Hellwig

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-405

We have daily positions for all 45 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-405 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Neptun (18 Feb 1943 - 3 Mar 1943)
   Westmark (6 Mar 1943 - 11 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-405 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-1 [Trans.]35sjHX-227A
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-3 [Trans.]35sjHX-227B
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Wade Hampton7,176amHX-227C
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman HMS LCT-2341 [Trans.]291brSC-121D
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Bonneville4,665nwSC-121E

5 ships sunk (12,202 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-405 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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