U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-603

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Sep 1943Brest3 Nov 1943Brest56 days


Officers *

Oblt. Rudolf Baltz

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

We have daily positions for all 56 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-603 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Leuthen (15 Sep 1943 - 24 Sep 1943)
   Rossbach (24 Sep 1943 - 9 Oct 1943)

Ships hit by U-603 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


8 Oct 1943. The commander of U-603 became so ill that he was incapacitated, leaving the U-boat unable to act against the enemy.

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Attacks on U-603 during this patrol

13 Oct 1943
An Avenger aircraft from USS Card dropped a Fido homing torpedo, but the boat was not damaged.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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