Wolfpacks

Rossbach

This Wolfpack operated from 24 Sep 1943 to 9 Oct 1943.

Notes: German town in Saxonia
Here the Battle of Roßbach took place in 1757, where Frederick the Great won over French and Imperial German Troops.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-91Heinz Hungershausen6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 
U-260Hubertus Purkhold24 Sep 19437 Oct 1943 
U-275Helmut Bork24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-279Otto Finke24 Sep 19434 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-305Rudolf Bahr25 Sep 19435 Oct 1943 
U-309Hans-Gert Mahrholz6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 
U-336Hans Hunger24 Sep 19435 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-378Erich Mäder24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-389Siegfried Heilmann24 Sep 19434 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 
U-419Dietrich Giersberg24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-437Hermann Lamby6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 
U-448Helmut Dauter24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-539Hans-Jürgen Lauterbach-Emden24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-584Joachim Deecke24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 
U-603Rudolf Baltz24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-610Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-631Jürgen Krüger27 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-641Horst Rendtel24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-643Hans Harald Speidel24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lost
U-645Otto Ferro24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-666Herbert Engel24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 
U-731Werner Techand24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-758Helmut Manseck24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 
U-762Wolfgang Hille6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 
U-952Oskar Curio27 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 

Daily positions of Wolfpack Rossbach

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Rossbach. 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
8 Oct 1943U-378Erich Mäder ORP Orkan1,920poSC-143
9 Oct 1943U-645Otto Ferro Yorkmar5,612amSC-143
 7,532

2 ships sunk (7,532 tons).

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