Veilchen (e. Violet)

This Wolfpack operated from 20 Oct 1942 to 7 Nov 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-71Hardo Rodler von Roithberg20 Oct 19427 Nov 1942 
U-84Horst Uphoff20 Oct 19425 Nov 1942 
U-89Dietrich Lohmann20 Oct 19425 Nov 1942 
U-132Ernst Vogelsang20 Oct 19423 Nov 1942 
U-381Wilhelm-Heinrich Graf von Pückler und Limpurg20 Oct 19425 Nov 1942 
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner20 Oct 19425 Nov 1942 
U-437Werner-Karl Schulz27 Oct 19424 Nov 1942 
U-438Rudolf Franzius20 Oct 19425 Nov 1942 
U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse27 Oct 19424 Nov 1942 
U-454Burckhard Hackländer20 Oct 19427 Nov 1942 
U-571Helmut Möhlmann20 Oct 19427 Nov 1942 
U-658Hans Senkel20 Oct 194230 Oct 1942U-boat was lost
U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler20 Oct 19427 Nov 1942 
13 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Veilchen

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Veilchen. 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
2 Nov 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Dalcroy4,558brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Empire Antelope4,945brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Empire Leopard5,676brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Empire Sunrise (d.)7,459brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-84Horst Uphoff Empire Sunrise7,459brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-438Rudolf Franzius Hartington (d.)5,496brSC-107
2 Nov 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Rinos4,649grSC-107
3 Nov 1942U-89Dietrich Lohmann Jeypore5,318brSC-107
4 Nov 1942U-89Dietrich Lohmann Daleby4,640brSC-107
4 Nov 1942U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Hatimura6,690brSC-107

8 ships sunk (43,935 tons) and 2 ships damaged (12,955 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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