U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-459

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Dec 1942St. Nazaire7 Mar 1943Bordeaux78 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Georg von Wilamowitz-Möllendorf
Cdr training

Otto Stoeffler

Bruno Studt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-459

We have daily positions for all 78 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-459 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


10 Jan 1943. On 10 Jan 1943 the Italian submarine CAGNI refuelled from U-459 near the Equator before returning to base at Bordeaux.

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Attacks on U-459 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-459 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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