U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-653

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Apr 1942Brest6 Jul 1942Brest73 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerhard Feiler

Oblt. Joachim Knecht

Ltn. Günter Lüders

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-653

We have 71 daily positions for the 73 days U-653 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-653 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfadfinder (21 May 1942 - 27 May 1942)

Ships hit by U-653 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 May 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler Peisander6,225brA
7 Jun 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler USS Gannet (AVP 8)840amB

2 ships sunk (7,065 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-653 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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