U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-953

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 May 1943Kiel22 Jul 1943La Pallice71 days


Officers *

Oblt. Karl-Heinz Marbach

Gustav Bischoff

Ltn. Kurt Lau
WO training

Günter Ruperti

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-953


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We have daily positions for all 71 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-953 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Trutz (1 Jun 1943 - 16 Jun 1943)
   Trutz 2 (16 Jun 1943 - 29 Jun 1943)
   Geier 2 (30 Jun 1943 - 15 Jul 1943)

Ships hit by U-953 during this patrol

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-953 during this patrol

9 Jul 1943
The boat was attacked by an aircraft on 9 July. Casualties were one dead and two wounded. [Matrose I Egon Döring]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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