U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-625

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Aug 1943Hammerfest20 Aug 1943Narvik14 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans Benker

Ltn. Siegfried Straub

Ltn. Kurt Sureth

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-625

We have 13 daily positions for the 14 days U-625 was at sea.

Departure from Hammerfest on 7 Aug 1943.
8 Aug 1943 - 9 Aug 1943 - 10 Aug 1943 - 11 Aug 1943 - 12 Aug 1943 - 13 Aug 1943 - 14 Aug 1943 - 15 Aug 1943 - 16 Aug 1943 - 17 Aug 1943 - 18 Aug 1943 - 19 Aug 1943 -
Arrival at Narvik on 20 Aug 1943.

Ships hit by U-625 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Aug 1943U-625Hans Benker ASO-1 Shkval [Mine]572sjA

1 ship sunk (572 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-625 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-625 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

12 Aug 194322h4601h40AT 8826Yugor Strait24 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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