U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-181

Date lookup for 1 Aug 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Mar 1943Bordeaux14 Oct 1943Bordeaux206 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wolfgang Lüth

Ltn. Gottfried König

U-181's position on 1 Aug 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-181 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Without name (27 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-181 on this date

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Attacks on U-181 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

11 Apr 1943
The new 37mm anti-aircraft cannon on U-181 exploded in action while on patrol in the South Atlantic killing one man and wounding two more. [Matrosengefreiter Wilhelm Williger]

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