U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-553

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Jan 1943La Pallice20 Jan 1943Lost5 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Karl Thurmann

Ltn. Ernst Mangold

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-553

We have 3 daily positions for the 5 days U-553 was at sea.

Departure from La Pallice on 16 Jan 1943.
17 Jan 1943 - 18 Jan 1943 - 19 Jan 1943 - 20 Jan 1943 -

Ships hit by U-553 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-553 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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