This Wolfpack operated from 10 Nov 1942 to 15 Nov 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-73Horst Deckert10 Nov 194215 Nov 1942 
U-81Friedrich Guggenberger10 Nov 194215 Nov 1942 
U-259Klaus Köpke12 Nov 194215 Nov 1942U-boat was lost
U-380Josef Röther12 Nov 194215 Nov 1942 
U-407Ernst-Ulrich Brüller10 Nov 194215 Nov 1942 
U-565Wilhelm Franken10 Nov 194212 Nov 1942 
U-617Albrecht Brandi10 Nov 194215 Nov 1942 
U-660Götz Baur10 Nov 194212 Nov 1942U-boat was lost
8 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Wal

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Wal. 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
10 Nov 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Garlinge2,012br
11 Nov 1942U-407Ernst-Ulrich Brüller Viceroy of India19,627brTorch
13 Nov 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Maron6,487brTorch
14 Nov 1942U-73Horst Deckert Lalande (d.)7,453brTorch

3 ships sunk (28,126 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,453 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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Battleship Musashi. Yoshimura, Akira, 1999.
Bismarck. Zetterling, Niklas, 2009.
Dias de infamia. Coffey, Michael, 2000.
The Drumbeater. Clive Allan, 2014.
Escort Commander. Robertson, Terence, 1979. (transl.)
The Fighting Captain. Burn, Alan, 1993.
Geschichte des deutschen U-Bootbaues. Rössler, Eberhard, (transl.)
Hatteras Blue. Poyer, D.C. (a.k.a David Poyer), 1992.
The Navy Times Book of Submarines. Harris, Brayton, 1997.
Relentless Pursuit. Wemyss, D.E.G., 1955.
Silent warriors. Ron Young and Pamela Armstrong, 2011.
The Admirals. Walter R. Borneman, 2012.
Trial of Heinz Eck, August Hoffmann, Walter Weisspfennig, Hans Richard Lenz and Wolfgang Schwender (The Peleus Trial). Cameron, John (editor), 1948.
U-Boat Killer. Macintyre, Donald, 2000. (transl.)
U-bootwaffe 1939-1945, cz. 4. Trojca, Waldemar, 1999.
Walter-U-Boote. Kruska, Emil, 1969.
World War II Lend-Lease U.S. Coast Guard Cutters to England, Lake Class. Borchers, Duane D., Sr.,
Wreckers Must Breathe. Innes, Hammond, 1992. (transl.)

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