Patrol info for U-603
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|23 Nov 1942||Bergen||9 Dec 1942||Brest||17 days|
Oblt. Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann
Ltn. Rudolf Baltz
Ltn. Karl-Heinz Schröter
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-603
We have 18 daily positions for the 17 days U-603 was at sea.
Arrival at Bergen on 23 Nov 1942.24 Nov 1942 - 25 Nov 1942 - 26 Nov 1942 - 27 Nov 1942 - 28 Nov 1942 - 29 Nov 1942 - 30 Nov 1942 - 1 Dec 1942 - 2 Dec 1942 - 3 Dec 1942 - 4 Dec 1942 - 5 Dec 1942 - 6 Dec 1942 - 7 Dec 1942 - 8 Dec 1942 -
Arrival at Brest on 9 Dec 1942.
Ships hit by U-603 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-603 during this patrol
4 Dec 1942
While inbound with the captain ill the boat found a convoy, reported its position and began shadowing. The convoy escorts forced her down and dropped depth charges for two hours. No damage was caused, and although U-603 was denied the chance to attack, her contact reports brought in other U-boats. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 123)
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