Wolfpacks

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This Wolfpack operated from 1 Feb 1943 to 9 Feb 1943.

Notes: Several boats are damaged and probably abort and leave the pack sooner than its disbandment.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-89Dietrich Lohmann1 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-135Heinz Schütt3 Feb 19438 Feb 1943 
U-187Ralph Münnich1 Feb 19434 Feb 1943U-boat was lost
U-262Heinz Franke1 Feb 19437 Feb 1943 
U-266Ralf von Jessen4 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-267Otto Tinschert1 Feb 19437 Feb 1943 
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner1 Feb 19438 Feb 1943 
U-413Gustav Poel1 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-454Burckhard Hackländer1 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-465Heinz Wolf1 Feb 19438 Feb 1943 
U-594Friedrich Mumm1 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-608Rolf Struckmeier1 Feb 19439 Feb 1943 
U-609Klaus Rudloff1 Feb 19437 Feb 1943U-boat was lost

Daily positions of Wolfpack Pfeil

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Pfeil. 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
5 Feb 1943U-413Gustav Poel West Portal5,376amSC-118
6 Feb 1943U-266Ralf von Jessen Polyktor4,077grSC-118
6 Feb 1943U-262Heinz Franke Zagloba2,864poSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Afrika8,597brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Daghild (d.)9,272nwSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Henry R. Mallory6,063amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Kalliopi4,965grSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Robert E. Hopkins6,625amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Toward1,571brSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier Daghild9,272nwSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier HMS LCT-2335 [Trans.]291brSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Newton Ash4,625brSC-118
 63,598

11 ships sunk (54,326 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,272 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.


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