U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-603

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Feb 1943Brest26 Mar 1943Brest48 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann

Oblt. Rudolf Baltz

Ltn. Karl-Heinz Schröter

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-603

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-603 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Ritter (14 Feb 1943 - 26 Feb 1943)
   Burggraf (4 Mar 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
   Raubgraf (7 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-603 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Stigstad5,964nwON-166A
23 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Glittre6,409nwON-166B
16 Mar 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Elin K.5,214nwHX-229C

3 ships sunk (17,587 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-603 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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