U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-334

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jun 1942Trondheim10 Jun 1942Trondheim4 days
15 Jun 1942Trondheim6 Jul 1942Neidenfjord22 days
26 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Kptlt. Hilmar Siemon

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-334

We have daily positions for all 26 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-334 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisteufel (21 Jun 1942 - 5 Jul 1942)

Ships hit by U-334 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
4 Jul 1942U-334Hilmar Siemon William Hooper7,177amPQ-17A
5 Jul 1942U-334Hilmar Siemon Earlston7,195brPQ-17B

2 ships sunk (14,372 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-334 during this patrol

5 Jul 1942
Evening, NE of North Cape, Norway: a German Ju88 aircraft (III/KG 30) dropped two bombs on U-334, damaging the steering gear and leaving the boat unable to dive. U-334 had to be escorted to Neidenfjord by U-456, arriving there a day later.

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