Patrol info for U-83
Date lookup for 21 Oct 1941
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|28 Sep 1941||Brest||31 Oct 1941||Brest||34 days|
Oblt. Hans-Werner Kraus
Oblt. Herbert Juli
Ltn. Hans-Adolf Engel
|WO sea training
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
We have no recorded attacks on U-83 on this date.
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