U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-603

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Nov 1942Bergen9 Dec 1942Brest17 days


Officers *

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.

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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