U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-226

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Apr 1943Lorient17 May 1943St. Nazaire38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Rolf Borchers

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-226

We have daily positions for all 38 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-226 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Without name (15 Apr 1943 - 18 Apr 1943)
   Specht (19 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 5 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-226 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Apr 1943U-226Rolf Borchers Fort Rampart7,134brHX-233A

1 ship sunk (7,134 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-226 during this patrol

17 Apr 1943
Escorts from convoy HX 233 depth charged the boat causing heavy damage. The crew managed to repair the boat and continue the patrol. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 282)

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