U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-654

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Jan 1942Brest19 Feb 1942Brest48 days


Officers *

Oblt. Ludwig Forster

Oblt. Werner Schwaff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-654

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-654 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Ziethen (6 Jan 1942 - 22 Jan 1942)

Ships hit by U-654 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Feb 1942U-654Ludwig Forster FFL Alysse (K 100)900frON-60A

1 ship sunk (900 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-654 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-654 duing this patrol.

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Men lost from U-boats

12 Jan 1942
During heavy weather in the North Atlantic a lookout on U-654 broke his arm.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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