U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-706

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Mar 1943La Pallice11 May 1943La Pallice58 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Alexander von Zitzewitz

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

We have daily positions for all 58 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-706 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Seeteufel (23 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)
   Löwenherz (1 Apr 1943 - 10 Apr 1943)
   Lerche (10 Apr 1943 - 16 Apr 1943)
   Meise (16 Apr 1943 - 22 Apr 1943)
   Specht (22 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-706 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz British Ardour7,124brHX-231A
12 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz Fresno City7,261brHX-232B

2 ships sunk (14,385 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-706 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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