The U-boat war in Maps

The Black Sea

This was the patrol area of the 30th Flotilla at Constanza from Oct 1942 to Oct 1944. All its 6 U-boats were transported via land to the Black Sea and all of them were lost there. 3 were scuttled by their crews near Eregli, Turkey on 10 Sept 1944 to escape capture by the Russians.

U-boat losses in the Black Sea

Selected media links

Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas

Lawrence Paterson (2017)
(£ 25.00)


Ekman, Per-Olof (1983)

Torpedo Run

Reeman, Douglas (1981)

Deutsche U- Boote zum Schwarzen Meer 1942 - 1944

Enders, Gerd (2001)

The Maps