Patrol info for U-46
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 Oct 1940||St. Nazaire||29 Oct 1940||Kiel||17 days|
Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
Oblt. Horst Uphoff
Kptlt. Richard Zapp
|WO sea training
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-46
We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.
Departure from St. Nazaire on 13 Oct 1940.
14 Oct 1940 - 15 Oct 1940 - 16 Oct 1940 - 17 Oct 1940 - 18 Oct 1940 - 19 Oct 1940 - 20 Oct 1940 - 21 Oct 1940 - 22 Oct 1940 - 23 Oct 1940 - 24 Oct 1940 - 25 Oct 1940 - 26 Oct 1940 - 27 Oct 1940 - 28 Oct 1940 -
Arrival at Kiel on 29 Oct 1940.
Ships hit by U-46 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|18 Oct 1940||U-46||Engelbert Endrass||Beatus||4,885||br||SC-7||A|
|18 Oct 1940||U-46||Engelbert Endrass||Convallaria||1,996||sw||SC-7||B|
|18 Oct 1940||U-46||Engelbert Endrass||Gunborg||1,572||sw||SC-7||C|
|19 Oct 1940||U-46||Engelbert Endrass||Ruperra||4,548||br||HX-79||D|
|20 Oct 1940||U-46||Engelbert Endrass||Janus||9,965||sw||HX-79||E|
5 ships sunk (22,966 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-46 during this patrol
25 Oct 1940
Three Hudson bombers from RAF Squadron 228 attacked U-46. One man wounded who died the following day. [Matrosengefreiter Plaep]
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