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Patrol info for U-153

Date lookup for 27 Jun 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1942Lorient6 Jul 1942Lost31 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Wilfried Reichmann

U-153's position on 27 Jun 1942

Ships hit by U-153 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Potlatch6,085amA

1 ship sunk (6,085 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


27 Jun 1942. After sinking the American merchantman Potlatch, U-153 gave the survivors cigarettes after questioning them.

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Attacks on U-153 during this patrol

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