U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-608


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Jan 1943St. Nazaire29 Mar 1943Bordeaux69 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Rolf Struckmeier
1WO

Ltn. Karl-Ernst Kaiser
2WO

Ltn. Rudolf Schultze
Cdr sea training

Oblt. Otto Luther

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-608


We have daily positions for all 69 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-608 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfeil (1 Feb 1943 - 9 Feb 1943)
   Neptun (18 Feb 1943 - 3 Mar 1943)
   Neuland (8 Mar 1943 - 13 Mar 1943)
   Dränger (14 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-608 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier HMS LCT-2335 [Trans.]291brSC-118A
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier Daghild9,272nwSC-118B
 9,563

2 ships sunk (9,563 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

General Events during this patrol

1943

20 Mar 1943. U-608 had to return to base due to major technical problems.

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Attacks on U-608 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-608 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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