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Patrol info for U-545

Date lookup for 13 Dec 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Dec 1943Kiel10 Feb 1944Lost64 days


Officers *

Gert Mannesmann

U-545's position on 13 Dec 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-545 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rügen 2 (23 Dec 1943 - 28 Dec 1943)
   Rügen 1 (28 Dec 1943 - 7 Jan 1944)
   Rügen (7 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944)
   Stürmer (26 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944)

Ships hit by U-545 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-545 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

26 Jan 1944
The I WO was lost overboard in the North Atlantic. [Oberleutnant zur See Hans Wilkening]

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