Wolfpacks

Fink (e. Finch)

This Wolfpack operated from 4 May 1943 to 6 May 1943.

Notes: Several boats from this pack are sunk during the night of 5/6 May.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-125Ulrich Folkers4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lost
U-168Helmuth Pich4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-192Werner Happe4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lost
U-209Heinrich Brodda4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-226Rolf Borchers4 May 19435 May 1943 
U-231Wolfgang Wenzel4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-260Hubertus Purkhold4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-264Hartwig Looks4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto4 May 19435 May 1943 
U-358Rolf Manke4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-378Erich Mäder4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-381Wilhelm-Heinrich Graf von Pückler und Limpurg4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-413Gustav Poel4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-438Heinrich Heinsohn4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lost
U-514Hans-Jürgen Auffermann4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-531Herbert Neckel4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lost
U-533Helmut Hennig4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-552Klaus Popp4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-584Joachim Deecke4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-614Wolfgang Sträter4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-628Heinrich Hasenschar4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-630Werner Winkler4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lost
U-648Peter-Arthur Stahl4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-650Ernst von Witzendorff4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-662Heinz-Eberhard Müller4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-707Günter Gretschel4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-732Claus-Peter Carlsen4 May 19436 May 1943 
U-954Odo Loewe4 May 19436 May 1943 
28 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Fink

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Fink. 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 May 1943U-125Ulrich Folkers Lorient4,737brONS-5
5 May 1943U-358Rolf Manke Bristol City2,864brONS-5
5 May 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Harbury5,081brONS-5
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks Harperley4,586brONS-5
5 May 1943U-707Günter Gretschel North Britain4,635brONS-5
5 May 1943U-358Rolf Manke Wentworth5,212brONS-5
5 May 1943U-584Joachim Deecke West Madaket5,565amONS-5
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks West Maximus5,561amONS-5
 38,241

8 ships sunk (38,241 tons).

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