Pirat (e. Pirate)

This Wolfpack operated from 29 Jul 1942 to 3 Aug 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-43Hans-Joachim Schwantke31 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 A
U-71Hardo Rodler von Roithberg31 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 B
U-164Otto Fechner29 Jul 19421 Aug 1942 C
U-210Rudolf Lemcke29 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 D
U-217Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke30 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 E
U-454Burckhard Hackländer30 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 F
U-511Friedrich Steinhoff29 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 G
U-552Erich Topp30 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 H
U-553Karl Thurmann29 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 I
U-588Victor Vogel29 Jul 194231 Jul 1942U-boat was lostJ
U-597Eberhard Bopst30 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 K
U-607Ernst Mengersen30 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 L
U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler31 Jul 19423 Aug 1942 M
13 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Pirat

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Pirat. 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
3 Aug 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Belgian Soldier (d.)7,167beON-115
3 Aug 1942U-552Erich Topp G.S. Walden (d.)10,627brON-115
3 Aug 1942U-552Erich Topp Lochkatrine9,419brON-115

1 ship sunk (9,419 tons) and 2 ships damaged (17,794 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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