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Patrol info for U-83

Date lookup for 21 Oct 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Sep 1941Brest31 Oct 1941Brest34 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Werner Kraus

Oblt. Herbert Juli

Ltn. Hans-Adolf Engel
WO sea training

Rudolf Dübler

U-83's position on 21 Oct 1941

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-83 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Breslau (2 Oct 1941 - 29 Oct 1941)

Ships hit by U-83 on this date

General Events during this patrol


21 Oct 1941. U-83 fired a spread of torpedoes at a British task force (which included the ageing aircraft carriers HMS Eagle and HMS Argus) in the Straits of Gibraltar. The boat reported a destroyer sunk, but no hits were in fact scored.

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Attacks on U-83 during this patrol

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