U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-409

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Jun 1943Toulon12 Jul 1943Lost14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann

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

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-409 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
4 Jul 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann City of Venice8,762brKMS-18BA
4 Jul 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann HMS LCE-14 [Trans.]10brKMS-18BB

2 ships sunk (8,772 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

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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