Wolfpacks

Steuben

This Wolfpack operated from 14 Nov 1941 to 2 Dec 1941.

Notes: Named after Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730 - 1794)
He was a former German officer, Major General and Inspecting General of General Washington's Army. Contributed to the victory of the Americans over the British in the War of Indepence. Still held in high esteem by the Americans as he is considered in having a great share of the victory as he was the organizer of the American Army, directly responsible for training.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-43Wolfgang Lüth14 Nov 19412 Dec 1941 
U-105Georg Schewe14 Nov 19412 Dec 1941 
U-372Heinz-Joachim Neumann19 Nov 19412 Dec 1941 
U-434Wolfgang Heyda14 Nov 19411 Dec 1941 
U-574Dietrich Gengelbach14 Nov 19411 Dec 1941 
U-575Günther Heydemann14 Nov 19412 Dec 1941 
6 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Steuben

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Steuben. 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
29 Nov 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Thornliebank5,569brOS-12
30 Nov 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Ashby4,868brOS-12
2 Dec 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Astral7,542am
 17,979

3 ships sunk (17,979 tons).

Legend
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Books dealing with this subject include

Podvodniye lodki tipa S. Balakin, S.A, and Morozov, M.E., 2000.
Podvodniye lodki VMF SSSR v velikoy otetchestvennoy voine 1941-1945. Tchast 1 - Krasnoznamenniy Baltiyskiy Flot. Morozov, Miroslav, 2001.

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