U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-203

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Apr 1943Brest25 Apr 1943Lost23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hermann Kottmann

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

We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-203 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Lerche (10 Apr 1943 - 16 Apr 1943)
   Meise (16 Apr 1943 - 22 Apr 1943)

Ships hit by U-203 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


25 Apr 1943. A Swordfish aircraft from HMS Biter (D 97) dropped a bomb on U-203, which missed. Later this day U-203 was sunk.

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Attacks on U-203 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-203 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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