U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-455

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Aug 1942St. Nazaire28 Oct 1942St. Nazaire68 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Heinrich Giessler

Oblt. Heinz Kummetat

Patrol description

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

We have daily positions for all 68 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-455 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-455 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-455 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

18 Sep 194208h4509h52DB 3842Charleston6 TMB
19 Sep 194208h2208h54DB 3841Charleston6 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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