U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-653

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Jan 1942Brest30 Mar 1942Brest59 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerhard Feiler

Ltn. Joachim Knecht

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-653

We have daily positions for all 59 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-653 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Feb 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler Leif1,582nwA

1 ship sunk (1,582 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-653 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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