Trutz (e. Defiance)

This Wolfpack operated from 17 Aug 1944 to 6 Sep 1944.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-344Ulrich Pietsch17 Aug 194422 Aug 1944U-boat was lostA
U-354Hans-Jürgen Sthamer22 Aug 194424 Aug 1944U-boat was lostB
U-363Werner Nees17 Aug 194430 Aug 1944 C
U-394Wolfgang Borger17 Aug 19442 Sep 1944U-boat was lostD
U-668Wolfgang von Eickstedt17 Aug 194426 Aug 1944 E
U-703Joachim Brünner22 Aug 19446 Sep 1944 F
U-997Hans Lehmann17 Aug 19441 Sep 1944 G
7 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Trutz

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Aug 1944U-344Ulrich Pietsch HMS Kite (U 87)1,350brJW-59
22 Aug 1944U-354Hans-Jürgen Sthamer HMS Nabob (D 77) (t.)11,420br
22 Aug 1944U-354Hans-Jürgen Sthamer HMS Bickerton (K 466)1,300br

3 ships sunk (14,070 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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