U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-191

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Mar 1943Bergen23 Apr 1943Lost38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Fiehn

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-191

We have daily positions for all 38 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-191 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Seeteufel (28 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)
   Löwenherz (1 Apr 1943 - 10 Apr 1943)
   Lerche (10 Apr 1943 - 16 Apr 1943)

Ships hit by U-191 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Apr 1943U-191Helmut Fiehn Scebeli3,025nwON-178A

1 ship sunk (3,025 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-191 during this patrol

13 Apr 1943
The boat reported being attacked repeatedly by a Sunderland flying boat but each time fighting it off. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 279)

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