Löwenherz (e. Lion heart)

This Wolfpack operated from 1 Apr 1943 to 10 Apr 1943.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-168Helmuth Pich1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-191Helmut Fiehn1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-260Hubertus Purkhold1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto4 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-563Götz von Hartmann1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-564Hans Fiedler1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-572Heinz Kummetat1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-584Joachim Deecke1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-592Carl Borm1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-594Friedrich Mumm1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-630Werner Winkler1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
U-632Hans Karpf1 Apr 19436 Apr 1943U-boat was lost
U-635Heinz Eckelmann1 Apr 19435 Apr 1943U-boat was lost
U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz1 Apr 194310 Apr 1943 
14 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Löwenherz

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Löwenherz. The letters are each assigned to one specific boat.

U-boat position. U-boat lost from the Wolfpack.

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Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Shillong (d.)5,529brHX-231
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Waroonga (d.)9,365brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz British Ardour7,124brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Shillong5,529brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Waroonga9,365brHX-231
6 Apr 1943U-632Hans Karpf Blitar7,065nlHX-231

4 ships sunk (29,083 tons) and 3 ships damaged (23,899 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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