Wolfpacks

Trutz (e. Defiance)

This Wolfpack operated from 1 Jun 1943 to 16 Jun 1943.

Notes: Formed out of boats withdrawing from the North Atlantic and deployed against convoy GUS-7A, replenished by U-488 between 7 and 13 june and then split up in 3 smaller packs (Trutz I, Trutz I and Trutz III).

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-92Adolf Oelrich1 Jun 19436 Jun 1943 
U-193Hans Pauckstadt11 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-211Karl Hause1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-217Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke1 Jun 19435 Jun 1943U-boat was lost
U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-228Erwin Christophersen1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-232Ernst Ziehm1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-336Hans Hunger1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-435Siegfried Strelow1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-488Erwin Bartke6 Jun 194312 Jun 1943 
U-558Günther Krech1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-603Rudolf Baltz1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-608Rolf Struckmeier1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-641Horst Rendtel1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-642Herbert Brünning1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-666Herbert Engel1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-951Kurt Pressel1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
U-953Karl-Heinz Marbach1 Jun 194316 Jun 1943 
18 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Trutz

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Trutz. 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

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