U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-638

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Feb 194331 Mar 1943La Pallice56 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-638


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

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-638 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Burggraf (26 Feb 1943 - 28 Feb 1943)
   Wildfang (28 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
   Raubgraf (7 Mar 1943 - 15 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-638 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
7 Mar 1943U-638Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck Empire Light (d.)6,537brON-168

1 ship damaged (6,537 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-638 during this patrol

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