Wolfpacks

Westmark

This Wolfpack operated from 6 Mar 1943 to 11 Mar 1943.

Notes: Name for the Saar-Pfalz territory in the Third Reich since 1940.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotesMap
U-228Erwin Christophersen6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 A
U-230Paul Siegmann6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 B
U-332Eberhard Hüttemann6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 C
U-359Heinz Förster6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 D
U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 E
U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 F
U-432Hermann Eckhardt6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943U-boat was lostG
U-448Helmut Dauter6 Mar 19437 Mar 1943 H
U-523Werner Pietzsch6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 I
U-526Hans Möglich6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 J
U-527Herbert Uhlig6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 K
U-566Hans Hornkohl6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 L
U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 M
U-616Siegfried Koitschka6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 N
U-634Eberhard Dahlhaus6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 O
U-659Hans Stock6 Mar 19438 Mar 1943 P
U-709Karl-Otto Weber6 Mar 194311 Mar 1943 Q
17 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Westmark

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Westmark. 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
7 Mar 1943U-230Paul Siegmann Egyptian2,868brSC-121
7 Mar 1943U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche Empire Impala6,116brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig Fort Lamy5,242brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig HMS LCT-2480 [Trans.]291brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche Vojvoda Putnik5,879yuSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Bonneville4,665nwSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman HMS LCT-2341 [Trans.]291brSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Malantic3,837amSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Rosewood5,989brSC-121
11 Mar 1943U-432Hermann Eckhardt HMS Harvester (H 19)1,340brHX-228
 36,518

10 ships sunk (36,518 tons).

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[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.


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