Luchs (e. Lynx)

This Wolfpack operated from 27 Sep 1942 to 6 Oct 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-183Heinrich Schäfer4 Oct 19426 Oct 1942 A
U-216Karl-Otto Schultz27 Sep 194229 Sep 1942 B
U-254Odo Loewe27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 C
U-257Heinz Rahe27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 D
U-260Hubertus Purkhold1 Oct 19426 Oct 1942 E
U-382Herbert Juli27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 F
U-404Otto von Bülow27 Sep 194229 Sep 1942 G
U-437Werner-Karl Schulz1 Oct 19426 Oct 1942 H
U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 I
U-575Günther Heydemann27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 J
U-582Werner Schulte1 Oct 19425 Oct 1942U-boat was lostK
U-584Joachim Deecke27 Sep 194229 Sep 1942 L
U-597Eberhard Bopst1 Oct 19426 Oct 1942 M
U-610Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 N
U-619Kurt Makowski27 Sep 19425 Oct 1942U-boat was lostO
U-620Heinz Stein27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 P
U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz1 Oct 19426 Oct 1942 Q
U-753Alfred Manhardt von Mannstein27 Sep 19426 Oct 1942 R
U-755Walter Göing1 Oct 19422 Oct 1942 S
19 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Luchs

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Luchs. 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 Sep 1942U-610Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen Lifland2,254brSC-101
3 Oct 1942U-254Odo Loewe Esso Williamsburg11,237am

2 ships sunk (13,491 tons).

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