This Wolfpack operated from 24 Sep 1943 to 9 Oct 1943.

Notes: German town in Saxonia
Here the Battle of Roßbach took place in 1757, where Frederick the Great won over French and Imperial German Troops.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-91Heinz Hungershausen6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 A
U-260Hubertus Purkhold24 Sep 19437 Oct 1943 B
U-275Helmut Bork24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 C
U-279Otto Finke24 Sep 19434 Oct 1943U-boat was lostD
U-305Rudolf Bahr25 Sep 19435 Oct 1943 E
U-309Hans-Gert Mahrholz6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 F
U-336Hans Hunger24 Sep 19435 Oct 1943U-boat was lostG
U-378Erich Mäder24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 H
U-389Siegfried Heilmann24 Sep 19434 Oct 1943U-boat was lostI
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 J
U-419Dietrich Giersberg24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lostK
U-437Hermann Lamby6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 L
U-448Helmut Dauter24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 M
U-539Hans-Jürgen Lauterbach-Emden24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 N
U-584Joachim Deecke24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 O
U-603Rudolf Baltz24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 P
U-610Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lostQ
U-631Jürgen Krueger27 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 R
U-641Horst Rendtel24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 S
U-643Hans-Harald Speidel24 Sep 19438 Oct 1943U-boat was lostT
U-645Otto Ferro24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 U
U-666Herbert Engel24 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 V
U-731Werner Techand24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 W
U-758Helmut Manseck24 Sep 19439 Oct 1943 X
U-762Wolfgang Hille6 Oct 19439 Oct 1943 Y
U-952Oskar Curio27 Sep 19436 Oct 1943 Z
26 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Rossbach

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
8 Oct 1943U-378Erich Mäder ORP Orkan1,920poSC-143
9 Oct 1943U-645Otto Ferro Yorkmar5,612amSC-143

2 ships sunk (7,532 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

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