U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-373

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Feb 1943La Pallice13 Apr 1943La Pallice48 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Paul-Karl Loeser

Ltn. Hans-Heino Franke

Oblt. Klaus-Dietrich Steffens

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

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-373 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Neuland (4 Mar 1943 - 13 Mar 1943)
   Dränger (14 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)
   Seewolf (21 Mar 1943 - 28 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-373 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-373 during this patrol

2 Mar 1943
Atlantic, west of France: an American Liberator (USAAF A/S-Sqdn 1/E) dropped five bombs on U-373. The boat suffered moderate damage, but continued on patrol after repair. (Sources: Rohwer)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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