Wolfpacks

Raubgraf (e. Robber Baron)

This Wolfpack operated from 7 Mar 1943 to 20 Mar 1943.

Notes: After operations against convoy ON-170 on 14 March many boats leave the group.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-boatCommanderFromToNotesMap
U-84Horst Uphoff7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 A
U-89Dietrich Lohmann7 Mar 194315 Mar 1943 B
U-91Heinz Walkerling7 Mar 194317 Mar 1943 C
U-435Siegfried Strelow7 Mar 194319 Mar 1943 D
U-468Klemens Schamong7 Mar 194316 Mar 1943 E
U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 F
U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 G
U-615Ralph Kapitzky7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 H
U-621Max Kruschka7 Mar 194315 Mar 1943 I
U-638Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck7 Mar 194315 Mar 1943 J
U-653Gerhard Feiler7 Mar 194315 Mar 1943 K
U-664Adolf Graef7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 L
U-758Helmut Manseck7 Mar 194320 Mar 1943 M
13 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Raubgraf

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Mar 1943U-638Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck Empire Light (d.)6,537brON-168
10 Mar 1943U-621Max Kruschka Baron Kinnaird3,355brON-169
12 Mar 1943U-468Klemens Schamong Empire Light6,537brON-168
12 Mar 1943U-653Gerhard Feiler Thomas Hooker7,176amON-168
16 Mar 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Elin K.5,214nwHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Harry Luckenbach6,366amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Irénée Du Pont (d.)6,125amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Irénée Du Pont6,125amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-758Helmut Manseck James Oglethorpe7,176amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Nariva (d.)8,714brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Nariva8,714brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Southern Princess12,156brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-435Siegfried Strelow William Eustis7,196amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-758Helmut Manseck Zaanland6,813nlHX-229
 98,204

11 ships sunk (76,828 tons) and 3 ships damaged (21,376 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.


Media links


The Critical Convoy Battles of March 1943

Rohwer, Jürgen


Convoy

Middlebrook, Martin


Geleitzugschlachten im März 1943

Rohwer, Jürgen

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