U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-73

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Feb 1941Helgoland2 Mar 1941Lorient23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Rosenbaum

Oblt. Hans-Dieter Heinicke

Ltn. Horst Deckert

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-73

We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-73 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Feb 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum Waynegate4,260brOB-288A

1 ship sunk (4,260 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-73 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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