U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-954

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Apr 1943Kiel19 May 1943Lost42 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Odo Loewe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-954

We have 39 daily positions for the 42 days U-954 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-954 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Meise (25 Apr 1943 - 27 Apr 1943)
   Star (27 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
   Inn (11 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-954 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


19 May 1943. Peter Dönitz, youngest son of Admiral Dönitz, was serving as a watch officer on this boat and perished with the rest of the crew.

Add more events! If you know of an interesting event either missing from this date or an upcoming event that you'd like to share please contact us. We continuously update these databases.

Attacks on U-954 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-954 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

If you believe we have omitted an attack on U-954 please let us know.

See all patrols for U-954

* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

Return to U-boat Patrols main page