U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-46

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Oct 1940St. Nazaire29 Oct 1940Kiel17 days


Officers *

Oblt. Engelbert Endrass

Oblt. Horst Uphoff
Cdr training

Kptlt. Richard Zapp
WO sea training

Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

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

We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-46 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Beatus4,885brSC-7A
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Convallaria1,996swSC-7B
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Gunborg1,572swSC-7C
19 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Ruperra4,548brHX-79D
20 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Janus9,965swHX-79E

5 ships sunk (22,966 tons).

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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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