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This Wolfpack operated from 13 Jul 1942 to 1 Aug 1942.

Notes:

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotes
U-43Hans-Joachim Schwantke13 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-71Hardo Rodler von Roithberg13 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-86Walter Schug13 Jul 194231 Jul 1942 
U-90Hans-Jürgen Oldörp13 Jul 194224 Jul 1942U-boat was lost
U-379Paul-Hugo Kettner13 Jul 19421 Aug 1942 
U-454Burckhard Hackländer13 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-461Wolf-Harro Stiebler26 Jul 19421 Aug 1942 
U-552Erich Topp13 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-597Eberhard Bopst13 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-607Ernst Mengersen25 Jul 194230 Jul 1942 
U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler13 Jul 194231 Jul 1942 
11 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Wolf

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Wolf. 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
25 Jul 1942U-552Erich Topp British Merit (d.)8,093brON-113
25 Jul 1942U-552Erich Topp Broompark5,136brON-113
26 Jul 1942U-607Ernst Mengersen Empire Rainbow (d.)6,942brON-113
26 Jul 1942U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler Empire Rainbow6,942brON-113
 27,113

2 ships sunk (12,078 tons) and 2 ships damaged (15,035 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.




Lone Wolf

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Books dealing with this subject include

The Admiral's Wolf Pack. Noli, Jean, 1974.
Attack and Sink!. Edwards, Bernard, 1995.
Chronik des Seekrieges 1939-1945. Rohwer, Jürgen, 1968. (transl.)
Defeat of the Wolf Packs. Jones, Geoffrey, 1986.
Donitz's Last Gamble. Lawrence Patterson, 2008.
Dönitz and the Wolf Packs. Edwards, Bernard, 1999.
The Encyclopedia of U-Boats. Müller, Eberhard, 2006.
The German Navy Handbook: 1939-1945. Showell, Jak P. Mallman, 1999.
Grey Wolf. Williamson, Gordon, 2001.
Grey wolf. David Huffman, 2009.
Grey Wolf, Grey Sea. Gasaway, E. B., 1973. (transl.)
H.M.C.S.. Milne, Gilbert A., 1960.
Hirschfeld. Brooks, Geoffrey told by Wolfgang Hirschfeld, 1996.
HX72 First Convoy to Die. O\'Brien, David, 1999.
Kleber's Convoy. Trew, Anthony, 2002. (transl.)
Little Wolf at Leyte. J. Henry, Jr Doscher, 1996.
Lone Wolf. Mulligan, Timothy P., 1993. (transl.)
Mein Weg nach Scapa Flow. Prien, Günther, 1940. (transl.)
Mit Schwertern und Brillanten. Fraschka, Günter, 1958. (transl.)
Na podvodnoi lodke v 1916 godu. Lieutenant Vedi, 1997.
El Navío Negro. Witschetzky, F., 1930.
Neither Sharks nor Wolves. Mulligan, Timothy P., 1999. (transl.)
Night of the U-boats. Lund, Paul and Ludlam, Harry, 1973. (transl.)
No ordinary war. Prag, Christian, 2009.
North Atlantic Run. Milner, Marc, 1985.
Opération Kiebitz. Dugas, Jean-Guy, 1992.
Paukenschlag vor Kapstadt. Mielke, Otto, 1954.
Silent Runner. Martin, Rodney J., 2003.
Standing into danger. Anthony Molloy, 2012.
The Cruel Sea Retold. Bernard Edwards, 2009.
The Silent Service in World War II. Michael Green, 2012.
Titanes Azules. de la Sierra, Luis, 1963.
Track of the Grey Wolf. Gentile, Gary, 1989.
Trap the U-Boats!. Alfred F. B. Carpenter, 2015.
Trial of Heinz Eck, August Hoffmann, Walter Weisspfennig, Hans Richard Lenz and Wolfgang Schwender (The Peleus Trial). Cameron, John (editor), 1948.
U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Lüth. Vause, Jordan, 2001. (transl.)
U-Boat War in the Atlantic 1939-1945. Hessler, Günther (editor), 1992.
U-Boat Warfare. Showell, Jak Mallmann, 2002.
U-Boats Attack!. Jak P. Mallman Showell, 2011.
U-Boats of World War Two Volume 1. Stern, Robert C., 1988.
U.S.S. Seawolf. Gerold Frank, 2017.
Verdammter Atlantik. Herlin, Hans, 1994. (transl.)
Wojennym tropem Wilka. Damski, Zbigniew, 1989.
Wolf. Vause, Jordan, 1997. (transl.)
Wolf Pack. Williamson, Gordon, 2005.
Die Wölfe. Vause, Jordan, 1999.

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