U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-203

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Oct 1941Brest12 Nov 1941Brest26 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Rolf Mützelburg

Ltn. Hans-Dieter Mohs

Hans-Jürgen Haupt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-203

We have daily positions for all 26 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-203 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Schlagetot (20 Oct 1941 - 1 Nov 1941)
   Raubritter (1 Nov 1941 - 5 Nov 1941)

Ships hit by U-203 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Nov 1941U-203Rolf Mützelburg Everoja4,830brSC-52A
3 Nov 1941U-203Rolf Mützelburg Empire Gemsbuck5,626brSC-52B

2 ships sunk (10,456 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-203 during this patrol

22 Oct 1941
An aircraft dropped two bombs on U-203 in the North Atlantic. Minor damage.

11 Nov 1941
14.15 hrs, Bay of Biscay, inbound: a British Hudson bomber (53 Sqn RAF/D) dropped four depth charges as U-203 dived, damaging one engine and the aft hydroplanes. The boat nonetheless managed to reach Brest the next day. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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