Neptun (e. Neptune)

This Wolfpack operated from 18 Feb 1943 to 3 Mar 1943.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-89Dietrich Lohmann20 Feb 194328 Feb 1943 
U-135Heinz Schütt18 Feb 194328 Feb 1943 
U-359Heinz Förster18 Feb 194328 Feb 1943 
U-376Friedrich-Karl Marks18 Feb 19432 Mar 1943 
U-377Otto Köhler22 Feb 19432 Mar 1943 
U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman18 Feb 19433 Mar 1943 
U-448Helmut Dauter18 Feb 194328 Feb 1943 
U-566Hans Hornkohl18 Feb 19433 Mar 1943 
U-608Rolf Struckmeier18 Feb 19433 Mar 1943 
U-659Hans Stock18 Feb 19433 Mar 1943 
U-759Rudolf Friedrich18 Feb 19433 Mar 1943 
11 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Neptun

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Neptun. 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
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-1 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-3 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Wade Hampton7,176amHX-227

3 ships sunk (7,246 tons).

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[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

Blue Water Navy, A

WAB Douglas, R. Sarty, M. Whitby et al.

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Books dealing with this subject include

A Blue Water Navy. WAB Douglas, R. Sarty, M. Whitby et al., 2007.
Operation Neptune. Edwars, Kenneth, 1946. (transl.)

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