Wolfpacks

Weddigen

This Wolfpack operated from 22 Nov 1943 to 7 Dec 1943.

Notes: Named after Otto Weddigen (1880 - 1915)
German U-boat commander in WW I on U-9 and U-29. Sank in Sep 1914 the three British cruisers HMS Aboukir, HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy. This was the first major U-boat success in military history.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-86Walter Schug22 Nov 194329 Nov 1943U-boat was lost
U-107Volker Simmermacher24 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-228Erwin Christophersen22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-238Horst Hepp22 Nov 19431 Dec 1943 
U-262Rudolf Heinz Franke22 Nov 194329 Nov 1943 
U-358Rolf Manke22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-391Gert Dültgen22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-424Günter Lüders22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-542Christian-Brandt Coester22 Nov 194328 Nov 1943U-boat was lost
U-586Hans Götze22 Nov 194325 Nov 1943 
U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen22 Nov 194325 Nov 1943U-boat was lost
U-618Kurt Baberg22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-648Peter-Arthur Stahl22 Nov 194323 Nov 1943U-boat was lost
U-714Hans-Joachim Schwebcke22 Nov 194330 Nov 1943 
U-764Hanskurt von Bremen22 Nov 194329 Nov 1943 
U-843Oskar Herwartz22 Nov 19437 Dec 1943 
U-969Max Dobbert22 Nov 19434 Dec 1943 
17 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Weddigen

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Weddigen. 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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Captains of War

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Books dealing with this subject include

Captains of War. Gray, Edwyn, 1988.
Sechs Jahre U-bootfahrten. Spiess, Johannes, 1925. (transl.)

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