U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-373

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jul 1943La Pallice16 Aug 1943La Pallice41 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Paul-Karl Loeser

Ltn. Hans-Heino Franke

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

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Ships hit by U-373 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-373 during this patrol

24 Jul 1943
Atlantic, west of the Madeira Isles: U-373 was attacked by Avenger and Wildcat aircraft from the US escort carrier USS Santee. The boat was damaged by a Fido homing torpedo which killed two men and wounded seven, but continued on patrol. [Matrosenobergefreiter Franz Schulte, Matrosengefreiter Peter Regneri] (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 393)

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