U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-183

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Sep 1942Kiel23 Dec 1942Lorient96 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Schäfer

Ltn. Harro Müller-Koelbl

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-183

We have 92 daily positions for the 96 days U-183 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-183 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Luchs (4 Oct 1942 - 6 Oct 1942)
   Panther (7 Oct 1942 - 11 Oct 1942)

Ships hit by U-183 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Dec 1942U-183Heinrich Schäfer Empire Dabchick6,089brONS-146A

1 ship sunk (6,089 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-183 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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