U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-46

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Mar 1941St. Nazaire10 Apr 1941St. Nazaire27 days


Officers *

Oblt. Engelbert Endrass

Oblt. Konstantin von Puttkamer
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Hermann Hesse
WO sea training

Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

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

We have daily positions for all 27 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-46 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Mar 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass Liguria1,751swOB-302A
31 Mar 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass Castor8,714swB
2 Apr 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass British Reliance7,000brSC-26C
3 Apr 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass Alderpool (d.)4,313brSC-26D

3 ships sunk (17,465 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,313 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol


3 Apr 1941. On 3 April, 1941 U-46 had to return to base due to serious problems with the torpedo tube bow caps.

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Attacks on U-46 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-46 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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