U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-221

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 May 1943St. Nazaire21 Jul 1943St. Nazaire80 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Hartwig Trojer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-221

We have 79 daily positions for the 80 days U-221 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-221 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Drossel (11 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)
   Oder (17 May 1943 - 19 May 1943)
   Mosel (19 May 1943 - 24 May 1943)
   Trutz (1 Jun 1943 - 16 Jun 1943)
   Trutz 3 (16 Jun 1943 - 29 Jun 1943)

Ships hit by U-221 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 May 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Sandanger9,432nwHX-237A

1 ship sunk (9,432 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-221 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-221 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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