U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-43

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 May 1941Lorient1 Jul 1941Lorient52 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wolfgang Lüth

Oblt. Richard Becker
Cdr training

Kptlt. Erich Würdemann
ObStrm and 3WO

Theodor Petersen
WO sea training

Gottfried König

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

We have daily positions for all 52 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-43 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (17 May 1941 - 16 Jun 1941)
   Kurfürst (16 Jun 1941 - 20 Jun 1941)

Ships hit by U-43 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 May 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Notre Dame du Châtelet488frA
6 Jun 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Yselhaven4,802nlOB-328B
17 Jun 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Cathrine2,727brSL-76C

3 ships sunk (8,017 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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