U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-43

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven23 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Ambrosius

Oblt. Paul-Karl Loeser

Ltn. Erwin Witte

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-43


indicates an Allied attack on the boat.

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We have 11 daily positions for the 12 days U-43 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 12 Apr 1940.
13 Apr 1940 - 14 Apr 1940 - 15 Apr 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 - 17 Apr 1940 - 18 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1940 - 20 Apr 1940 - 21 Apr 1940 - 22 Apr 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 23 Apr 1940.

Ships hit by U-43 during this patrol

No entries found.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-43 during this patrol

22 Apr 1940
U-43 was bombed by two Hudson bombers in the North Sea, suffering slight damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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