U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-186

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Dec 1942Kiel5 Mar 1943Lorient65 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Siegfried Hesemann

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-186 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-186

We have 62 daily positions for the 65 days U-186 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-186 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Habicht (10 Jan 1943 - 19 Jan 1943)
   Haudegen (19 Jan 1943 - 2 Feb 1943)
   Nordsturm (2 Feb 1943 - 9 Feb 1943)
   Haudegen (9 Feb 1943 - 15 Feb 1943)
   Taifun (15 Feb 1943 - 20 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-186 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Jan 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Ocean Vagabond7,174brSC-115A
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Hastings5,401amON-166B
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Eulima6,207brON-166C

3 ships sunk (18,782 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-186 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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