Fink (e. Finch)

This Wolfpack operated from 4 May 1943 to 6 May 1943.

Notes: Several boats from this pack are sunk during the night of 5/6 May.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-125Ulrich Folkers4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lostA
U-168Helmuth Pich4 May 19436 May 1943 B
U-192Werner Happe4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lostC
U-209Heinrich Brodda4 May 19436 May 1943 D
U-226Rolf Borchers4 May 19435 May 1943 E
U-231Wolfgang Wenzel4 May 19436 May 1943 F
U-260Hubertus Purkhold4 May 19436 May 1943 G
U-264Hartwig Looks4 May 19436 May 1943 H
U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto4 May 19435 May 1943 I
U-358Rolf Manke4 May 19436 May 1943 J
U-378Erich Mäder4 May 19436 May 1943 K
U-381Wilhelm-Heinrich Graf von Pückler und Limpurg4 May 19436 May 1943 L
U-413Gustav Poel4 May 19436 May 1943 M
U-438Heinrich Heinsohn4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lostN
U-514Hans-Jürgen Auffermann4 May 19436 May 1943 O
U-531Herbert Neckel4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lostP
U-533Helmut Hennig4 May 19436 May 1943 Q
U-552Klaus Popp4 May 19436 May 1943 R
U-584Joachim Deecke4 May 19436 May 1943 S
U-614Wolfgang Sträter4 May 19436 May 1943 T
U-628Heinrich Hasenschar4 May 19436 May 1943 U
U-630Werner Winkler4 May 19436 May 1943U-boat was lostV
U-648Peter-Arthur Stahl4 May 19436 May 1943 W
U-650Ernst von Witzendorff4 May 19436 May 1943 X
U-662Heinz-Eberhard Müller4 May 19436 May 1943 Y
U-707Günter Gretschel4 May 19436 May 1943 Z
U-732Claus-Peter Carlsen4 May 19436 May 1943 AA
U-954Odo Loewe4 May 19436 May 1943 AB
28 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Fink

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
4 May 1943U-125Ulrich Folkers Lorient4,737brONS-5
5 May 1943U-707Günter Gretschel North Britain4,635brONS-5
5 May 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Harbury5,081brONS-5
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks West Maximus5,561amONS-5
5 May 1943U-264Hartwig Looks Harperley4,586brONS-5
5 May 1943U-358Rolf Manke Bristol City2,864brONS-5
5 May 1943U-358Rolf Manke Wentworth5,212brONS-5
5 May 1943U-584Joachim Deecke West Madaket5,565amONS-5

8 ships sunk (38,241 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links

The Defeat of the German U-boats

Syrett, David

($ 13.20)

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