U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-985

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Jan 1944Bergen12 Mar 1944St. Nazaire54 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Wilhelm Kessler

Hans-Ulrich Scholle

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-985

We have daily positions for all 54 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-985 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Stürmer (26 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944)
   Igel 1 (3 Feb 1944 - 17 Feb 1944)
   Hai 1 (17 Feb 1944 - 22 Feb 1944)
   Preussen (22 Feb 1944 - 10 Mar 1944)

Ships hit by U-985 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Feb 1944U-985Horst Wilhelm Kessler Margit1,735brUR-108A

1 ship sunk (1,735 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-985 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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