U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-514

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Apr 1943Lorient22 May 1943Lorient38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-J├╝rgen Auffermann

Ltn. Karl Schimpf

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-514

We have daily positions for all 38 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-514 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Amsel (22 Apr 1943 - 3 May 1943)
   Specht (27 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
   Elbe (7 May 1943 - 10 May 1943)
   Elbe 1 (10 May 1943 - 14 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-514 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-514 during this patrol

17 Apr 1943
03.49 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: a British Wellington bomber (172 Sqn RAF/S) strafed the boat and dropped two bombs. Shortly afterwards at 14.28, a British Whitley bomber (10 OTU RAF/H) located the boat and dropped four bombs. No damage from either attack. (Sources: Rohwer)

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