U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-46

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Aug 1940Bergen6 Sep 1940Lorient30 days


Officers *

Oblt. Engelbert Endrass

Oblt. Horst Uphoff
WO sea training

Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-46

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-46 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Aug 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Alcinous (d.)6,189nlOB-197A
20 Aug 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Leonidas M. Valmas (t.)2,080grB
27 Aug 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass HMS Dunvegan Castle15,007brSL-43C
31 Aug 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Ville de Hasselt7,461beD
2 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Thornlea4,261brOB-206E
4 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Luimneach1,074irF

5 ships sunk (29,883 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,189 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-46 during this patrol

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