U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-83

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Aug 1942La Spezia20 Aug 1942Salamis15 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Werner Kraus

Ltn. Hermann Rahn

Oblt. Hans-Georg Trox

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-83 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-83

We have 14 daily positions for the 15 days U-83 was at sea.

Departure from La Spezia on 6 Aug 1942.
7 Aug 1942 - 8 Aug 1942 - 9 Aug 1942 - 10 Aug 1942 - 11 Aug 1942 - 12 Aug 1942 - 13 Aug 1942 - 14 Aug 1942 - 15 Aug 1942 - 16 Aug 1942 - 17 Aug 1942 - 18 Aug 1942 - 19 Aug 1942 -
Arrival at Salamis on 20 Aug 1942.

Ships hit by U-83 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Aug 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Princess Marguerite5,875caA

1 ship sunk (5,875 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-83 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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