U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-654

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Mar 1942Brest19 May 1942Brest60 days


Officers *

Oblt. Ludwig Forster

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-654

We have 59 daily positions for the 60 days U-654 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-654 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Apr 1942U-654Ludwig Forster Empire Prairie7,010brA
20 Apr 1942U-654Ludwig Forster Steel Maker6,176amB
20 Apr 1942U-654Ludwig Forster Agra4,569swC

3 ships sunk (17,755 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


30 Mar 1942. An accident on U-654 resulted in a broken arm for one of the crew.

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Attacks on U-654 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-654 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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