Pfadfinder (e. Pathfinder)

This Wolfpack operated from 21 May 1942 to 27 May 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-135Friedrich-Hermann Praetorius21 May 194227 May 1942 A
U-213Amelung von Varendorff21 May 194227 May 1942 B
U-404Otto von Bülow23 May 194227 May 1942 C
U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze21 May 194227 May 1942 D
U-455Hans-Heinrich Giessler21 May 194227 May 1942 E
U-566Dietrich Borchert21 May 194227 May 1942 F
U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel21 May 194227 May 1942 G
U-653Gerhard Feiler21 May 194227 May 1942 H
8 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Pfadfinder

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
23 May 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Zurichmoor4,455br
27 May 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel Polyphemus6,269nl

2 ships sunk (10,724 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

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