U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-527

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Feb 1943Kiel12 Apr 1943Lorient63 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Uhlig

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-527

We have 60 daily positions for the 63 days U-527 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-527 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Burggraf (24 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
   Westmark (6 Mar 1943 - 11 Mar 1943)
   Stürmer (11 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)
   Seewolf (21 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-527 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig HMS LCT-2480 [Trans.]291brSC-121A
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig Fort Lamy5,242brSC-121B
19 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig Mathew Luckenbach (d.)5,848amHX-229C

2 ships sunk (5,533 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,848 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-527 during this patrol

20 Mar 1943
The boat was attacked by a Sunderland flying boat in the North Atlantic. Minor damage.

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