U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-373

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 May 1942La Pallice8 Jul 1942La Pallice52 days


Officers *

Oblt. Paul-Karl Loeser

Oblt. Otto-Ulrich Blum

Ltn. Otto Niethmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-373

We have 51 daily positions for the 52 days U-373 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-373 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Jun 1942U-373Paul-Karl Loeser John R. Williams [Mine]396amA

1 ship sunk (396 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-373 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-373 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-373 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

11 Jun 194205h4106h53CA 5447Delaware Bay15 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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