U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-382

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Dec 1943St. Nazaire26 Jan 1944St. Nazaire50 days


Officers *

Oblt. Rudolf Zorn

Erich Krüger

Oblt. Karl-Theodor Mayer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-382

We have 47 daily positions for the 50 days U-382 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-382 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Borkum (18 Dec 1943 - 3 Jan 1944)
   Borkum 1 (3 Jan 1944 - 13 Jan 1944)
   Rügen (13 Jan 1944 - 15 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-382 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-382 during this patrol

11 Jan 1944
In action against convoys ON 64 and KMS 38 U-382 fired a T-5 homing torpedo at an escort, which missed, and was then severely damaged by the reprisals, forcing her to break off her attack. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 490)

13 Jan 1944
After breaking off a convoy attack two days earlier when attacked by aircraft from the USS Block Island hunter-killer group, U-382 was attacked by its destroyers, but escaped, reaching St. Nazaire on 26 Jan. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 491)

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