Greif (e. Bird of prey)

This Wolfpack operated from 3 Aug 1944 to 26 Sep 1944.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-278Joachim Franze3 Aug 194426 Sep 1944 
U-362Ludwig Franz3 Aug 19445 Sep 1944U-boat was lost
U-365Heimar Wedemeyer5 Aug 194418 Aug 1944 
U-711Hans-Günther Lange3 Aug 194418 Aug 1944 
U-739Ernst Mangold5 Aug 194426 Sep 1944 
U-957Gerd Schaar3 Aug 19441 Sep 1944 
6 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Greif

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Greif. 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
12 Aug 1944U-365Heimar Wedemeyer Marina Raskova7,540sjBD-5
12 Aug 1944U-365Heimar Wedemeyer T-114625sjBD-5
12 Aug 1944U-365Heimar Wedemeyer T-118625sjBD-5
26 Aug 1944U-957Gerd Schaar Nord411sj
24 Sep 1944U-739Ernst Mangold T-120625sjVD-1

5 ships sunk (9,826 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

Books dealing with this subject include

Boot greift wieder an. Lüth, Wolfgang, KrvKpt. and Kptlt. Claus Korth, 1943.
Prien greift. Frank, Wolfgang, 1942.

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