Wolfpacks

Haudegen (e. War horse)

This Wolfpack operated from 19 Jan 1943 to 15 Feb 1943.

Notes: On 15 Feb 5 U-boats leave the pack and form wolfpack Nordsturm to attack convoy SG-19. Some of those boats rejoin the pack afterwards. On 9 Feb the pack is reformed as some boats leave for port while others leave for the attack against SC-118.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-69Ulrich Gräf19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-186Siegfried Hesemann19 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-186Siegfried Hesemann9 Feb 194315 Feb 1943 
U-201Günther Rosenberg19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter26 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter9 Feb 194315 Feb 1943 
U-226Rolf Borchers19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-268Ernst Heydemann19 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-268Ernst Heydemann9 Feb 194310 Feb 1943 
U-303Karl-Franz Heine19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-358Rolf Manke27 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-358Rolf Manke9 Feb 194315 Feb 1943 
U-383Horst Kremser19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-403Heinz-Ehlert Clausen19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-414Walther Huth19 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-438Rudolf Franzius19 Jan 19438 Feb 1943 
U-466Gerhard Thäter26 Jan 194329 Jan 1943 
U-525Hans-Joachim Drewitz19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-607Ernst Mengersen19 Jan 194315 Feb 1943 
U-613Helmut Köppe19 Jan 19439 Feb 1943 
U-624Ulrich Graf von Soden-Fraunhofen19 Jan 19437 Feb 1943U-boat was lost
U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler19 Jan 19439 Feb 1943 
U-707Günter Gretschel26 Jan 19432 Feb 1943 
U-707Günter Gretschel9 Feb 194315 Feb 1943 
U-752Karl-Ernst Schroeter19 Jan 19439 Feb 1943 
26 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Haudegen

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Haudegen. 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 Jan 1943U-624Ulrich Graf von Soden-Fraunhofen Lackenby5,112brSC-117
26 Jan 1943U-607Ernst Mengersen Kollbjørg (d.)8,259nwHX-223
15 Feb 1943U-607Ernst Mengersen Atlantic Sun11,355amON-165
 24,726

2 ships sunk (16,467 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,259 tons).

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