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Patrol info for U-163

Date lookup for 12 Nov 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Oct 1942Lorient6 Jan 1943Lorient82 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

Oblt. Kurt-Heinz Nicolay

U-163's position on 12 Nov 1942

Ships hit by U-163 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Nov 1942U-163Kurt-Eduard Engelmann USS Erie (PG 50) (t.)2,000amTAG-20A

1 ship sunk (2,000 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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