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Patrol info for U-333

Date lookup for 9 Oct 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Sep 1942La Pallice9 Oct 1942*at sea*39 days
9 Oct 1942*at sea*23 Oct 1942La Pallice15 days
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Officers *

Kptlt. Lorenz Kasch

Patrol description

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Lorenz Kasch took command of U-333 from Peter-Erich Cremer, who had been very seriously wounded during a battle with HMS Crocus. Kasch was stationed aboard on U-107 as commander on sea training and transferred over to the heavily damaged U-boat to take her home to France.

U-333's position on 9 Oct 1942

Ships hit by U-333 on this date

General Events during this patrol


9 Oct 1942. Help for the heavily damaged U-333 came at a meeting in mid Atlantic. A doctor was transferred from the milch cow boat U-459 to treat U-333's badly wounded commander, Ali Cremer. On the same day Kapitänleutnant Lorenz Kasch also arrived from U-107 to take over command of U-333.

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