U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-455

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Apr 1942St. Nazaire16 Jun 1942St. Nazaire62 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Heinrich Giessler

Oblt. Hans-Guido Valentiner

Oblt. Heinz Kummetat

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-455

We have daily positions for all 62 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-455 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfadfinder (21 May 1942 - 27 May 1942)

Ships hit by U-455 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 May 1942U-455Hans-Heinrich Giessler British Workman6,994brON-89A
11 Jun 1942U-455Hans-Heinrich Giessler Geo H. Jones6,914brSL-111B

2 ships sunk (13,908 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-455 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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