U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-408

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Sep 1942Skjomenfjord26 Sep 1942Skjomenfjord17 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Reinhard von Hymmen

Ltn. Helmut Herglotz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-408

We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-408 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Trägertod (12 Sep 1942 - 22 Sep 1942)

Ships hit by U-408 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
13 Sep 1942U-408Reinhard von Hymmen Stalingrad3,559sjPQ-18A
13 Sep 1942U-408Reinhard von Hymmen Oliver Ellsworth7,191amPQ-18B
14 Sep 1942U-408Reinhard von Hymmen Atheltemplar8,939brPQ-18C

3 ships sunk (19,689 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-408 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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