U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-706

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Sep 1942Kiel7 Nov 1942La Pallice47 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Alexander von Zitzewitz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-706

We have 46 daily positions for the 47 days U-706 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-706 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Luchs (1 Oct 1942 - 6 Oct 1942)
   Panther (6 Oct 1942 - 20 Oct 1942)
   Südwärts (24 Oct 1942 - 26 Oct 1942)

Ships hit by U-706 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Oct 1942U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz Stornest4,265brONS-136A

1 ship sunk (4,265 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-706 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-706 duing this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

27 Oct 1942
Three men were washed overboard: two died but the third was rescued by U-463. [Leutnant zur See Erich Eichmann, see right, Matrosenobergefreiter Ralf Köhler]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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