U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-73

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Dec 1942La Spezia8 Dec 1942La Spezia8 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst Deckert

Oblt. Heinz Bentzien

Ltn. Detlev Fritz

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

We have daily positions for all 8 days on this patrol.

Departure from La Spezia on 1 Dec 1942.
2 Dec 1942 - 3 Dec 1942 - 4 Dec 1942 - 5 Dec 1942 - 6 Dec 1942 - 7 Dec 1942 -
Arrival at La Spezia on 8 Dec 1942.

Ships hit by U-73 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-73 during this patrol

5 Dec 1942
The boat was damaged so severely by an aircraft attack in the Mediterranean that she had to return to base.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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