Lerche (e. Lark)

This Wolfpack operated from 10 Apr 1943 to 16 Apr 1943.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-168Helmuth Pich10 Apr 194315 Apr 1943 A
U-191Helmut Fiehn10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 B
U-203Hermann Kottmann10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 C
U-260Hubertus Purkhold10 Apr 194315 Apr 1943 D
U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 E
U-532Ottoheinrich Junker10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 F
U-563Götz von Hartmann10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 G
U-584Joachim Deecke10 Apr 194315 Apr 1943 H
U-630Werner Winkler10 Apr 194315 Apr 1943 I
U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz10 Apr 194316 Apr 1943 J
10 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Lerche

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Lerche. The letters are each assigned to one specific boat.

U-boat position. U-boat lost from the Wolfpack.

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Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz Fresno City7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Ulysses2,666nlHX-232

3 ships sunk (17,044 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,261 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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