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Patrol info for U-163

Date lookup for 21 Nov 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Oct 1942Lorient6 Jan 1943Lorient82 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

Oblt. Kurt-Heinz Nicolay

U-163's position on 21 Nov 1942

Ships hit by U-163 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Nov 1942U-163Kurt-Eduard Engelmann Empire Starling6,060brA

1 ship sunk (6,060 tons).

General Events during this patrol


21 Nov 1942. U-163 sank the Empire Starling and captured her skipper.

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