U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-43

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Sep 1940Bergen18 Oct 1940Lorient34 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Ambrosius

Oblt. Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck

Ltn. Erwin Witte

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

We have daily positions for all 34 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-43 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Sep 1940U-43Wilhelm Ambrosius Sulairia5,802brOB-217A

1 ship sunk (5,802 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-43 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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