U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-604

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Feb 1943Brest9 Mar 1943Brest30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Höltring

Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Sthamer

Oblt. Siegfried von Rothkirch und Panthen

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-604 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-604

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-604 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Knappen (19 Feb 1943 - 25 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-604 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Feb 1943U-604Horst Höltring Stockport1,683brON-166A

1 ship sunk (1,683 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-604 during this patrol

21 Feb 1943
The target of the depth charge attack on 21 Feb. 1943 in the North Atlantic at 51. 25N, 27. 28W by Coast Guard cutter USS John C. Spencer, believed to have sunk U-225, was in fact U-604, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1987-05-01, FDS/NHB)

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