U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-209

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Apr 1943Kiel7 May 1943Lost32 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Brodda

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-209

We have daily positions for all 32 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-209 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Meise (25 Apr 1943 - 27 Apr 1943)
   Star (27 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-209 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-209 during this patrol

16 Apr 1943
A British Fying Fortress aircraft (RAF Sqn 220/T) dropped six depth charges on the boat southeast of Iceland, damaging the periscope. (Sources: Rohwer/Ritschel)

4 May 1943
The target of the depth charge attack on 4 May 1943 south of Cape Farewell, Greenland in position 56.38N 42.38W by Canadian Canso 9747 (5 BR Sqn RCAF/W), formerly credited with sinking U-630, was actually U-209, which suffered severe damage. (Sources: January 1991, FDS/NHB)

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