Patrol info for U-159
Date lookup for 28 Mar 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Mar 1943||Lorient||25 Apr 1943||Lorient||53 days|
Kptlt. Helmut Friedrich Witte
U-159's position on 28 Mar 1943
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
Ships hit by U-159 on this date
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Attacks on U-159 during this patrol
28 Mar 1943
In an attack on convoy RS 3 by Wolfpack Seeräuber (Pirate) off the coast of Spanish (now Western) Sahara, three ships were sunk and three U-boats (of eight) severely damaged. U-159 was hit by depth charges from aircraft. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 204)
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