Wolfpacks

Leuthen

This Wolfpack operated from 15 Sep 1943 to 24 Sep 1943.

Notes: Small town in Silesia.
Here the Battle of Leuthen took place in 1757, where Frederick the Great won over the Austrians.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-238Horst Hepp15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-260Hubertus Purkhold15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto15 Sep 194323 Sep 1943 
U-275Helmut Bork15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-305Rudolf Bahr15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-338Manfred Kinzel15 Sep 194320 Sep 1943U-boat was lost
U-341Dietrich Epp15 Sep 194319 Sep 1943U-boat was lost
U-377Gerhard Kluth15 Sep 194322 Sep 1943 
U-378Erich Mäder15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-386Fritz Albrecht15 Sep 194321 Sep 1943 
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-422Wolfgang Poeschel15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-584Joachim Deecke15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-603Rudolf Baltz15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-641Horst Rendtel15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-645Otto Ferro15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-666Herbert Engel15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-731Werner Techand15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-758Helmut Manseck15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 
U-952Oskar Curio15 Sep 194324 Sep 1943 

Daily positions of Wolfpack Leuthen

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Leuthen. 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
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Frederick Douglass (d.)7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-645Otto Ferro Frederick Douglass7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-305Rudolf Bahr HMCS St. Croix (I 81)1,190caON-202
20 Sep 1943U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto HMS Lagan (K 259) (t.)1,370brON-202
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Theodore Dwight Weld7,176amON-202
21 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio HMS Polyanthus (K 47)925brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Fort Jemseg7,134brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-666Herbert Engel HMS Itchen (K 227)1,370brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio James Gordon Bennett (d.)7,176amON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Oregon Express3,642nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Skjelbred5,096nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio Steel Voyager6,198amON-202
 55,629

10 ships sunk (41,277 tons) and 2 ships damaged (14,352 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).


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