U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-631

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Mar 1943Brest11 May 1943Brest67 days


Officers *

Oblt. Jürgen Krueger

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-631

We have daily positions for all 67 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-631 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Stürmer (11 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)
   Seewolf (21 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)
   Meise (11 Apr 1943 - 27 Apr 1943)

Ships hit by U-631 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Mar 1943U-631Jürgen Krueger Terkoelei5,158nlHX-229A

1 ship sunk (5,158 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-631 during this patrol

20 Mar 1943
The target of the attack by a Sunderland flying boat (RAF Sqdn 201/T) on 20 March 1943 in position 54.18N, 26.15W credited with sinking U-384 was in fact U-631, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1975-06-01, FDS/NHB)

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