Wolfpacks

Vorwärts (e. Let's go!)

This Wolfpack operated from 25 Aug 1942 to 26 Sep 1942.

Notes:

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-91Heinz Walkerling25 Aug 194226 Sep 1942 
U-92Adolf Oelrich25 Aug 194217 Sep 1942 
U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel3 Sep 194225 Sep 1942 
U-211Karl Hause3 Sep 194226 Sep 1942 
U-218Richard Becker4 Sep 194215 Sep 1942 
U-380Josef Röther2 Sep 194225 Sep 1942 
U-404Otto von Bülow2 Sep 194226 Sep 1942 
U-407Ernst-Ulrich Brüller25 Aug 194226 Sep 1942 
U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann25 Aug 19422 Sep 1942 
U-411Gerhard Litterscheid25 Aug 194218 Sep 1942 
U-461Wolf-Harro Stiebler16 Sep 194220 Sep 1942 
U-584Joachim Deecke2 Sep 194226 Sep 1942 
U-594Friedrich Mumm2 Sep 194217 Sep 1942 
U-604Horst Höltring25 Aug 19421 Sep 1942 
U-608Rolf Struckmeier2 Sep 194215 Sep 1942 
U-609Klaus Rudloff25 Aug 19421 Sep 1942 
U-659Hans Stock25 Aug 194211 Sep 1942 
U-756Klaus Harney25 Aug 19421 Sep 1942U-boat was lost

Daily positions of Wolfpack Vorwärts

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Vorwärts. 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
25 Aug 1942U-604Horst Höltring Abbekerk7,906nl
31 Aug 1942U-609Klaus Rudloff Bronxville4,663nwSC-97
31 Aug 1942U-609Klaus Rudloff Capira5,625paSC-97
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Elisabeth van Belgie4,241beON-127
10 Sep 1942U-659Hans Stock Empire Oil (d.)8,029brON-127
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel F.J. Wolfe (d.)12,190brON-127
10 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Sveve6,313nwON-127
11 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel Delães415pt
11 Sep 1942U-584Joachim Deecke Empire Oil8,029brON-127
11 Sep 1942U-218Richard Becker Fjordaas (d.)7,361nwON-127
11 Sep 1942U-584Joachim Deecke Hindanger4,884nwON-127
11 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Marit II (d.)7,417nwON-127
12 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Daghild (d.)9,272nwON-127
12 Sep 1942U-211Karl Hause Empire Moonbeam (d.)6,849brON-127
12 Sep 1942U-608Rolf Struckmeier Empire Moonbeam6,849brON-127
12 Sep 1942U-211Karl Hause Hektoria (d.)13,797brON-127
12 Sep 1942U-608Rolf Struckmeier Hektoria13,797brON-127
13 Sep 1942U-594Friedrich Mumm Stone Street6,131paON-127
14 Sep 1942U-91Heinz Walkerling HMCS Ottawa (H 60)1,375caON-127
18 Sep 1942U-380Josef Röther Olaf Fostenes2,994nw
23 Sep 1942U-211Karl Hause Esso Williamsburg (d.)11,237am
25 Sep 1942U-96Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel New York (d.)4,989brRB-1
26 Sep 1942U-404Otto von Bülow HMS Veteran (D 72)1,120brRB-1
26 Sep 1942U-91Heinz Walkerling New York4,989brRB-1
 160,472

15 ships sunk (79,331 tons) and 9 ships damaged (81,141 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.


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