U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-409

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Oct 1942Brest5 Nov 1942Brest24 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann

Ltn. Hans Kolbus

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-409

We have daily positions for all 24 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-409 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Streitaxt (20 Oct 1942 - 1 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-409 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Oct 1942U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Bullmouth (d.)7,519brSL-125A
30 Oct 1942U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Silverwillow6,373brSL-125B

1 ship sunk (6,373 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,519 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-409 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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