U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-653

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Jun 1943La Pallice11 Sep 1943Brest94 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerhard Feiler

Ltn. Wilhelm Cranz

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

We have 95 daily positions for the 94 days U-653 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-653 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-653 during this patrol

2 Aug 1943
The boat was attacked east of Trinidad by an American B-24 Liberator, but managed to repel the attack without being hit herself. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 367)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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