U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-43

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Jan 1943Lorient31 Mar 1943Lorient82 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Schwantke

Oblt. Rolf Heinrich Fritz Albrecht

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-43

We have daily positions for all 82 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-43 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rochen (27 Jan 1943 - 28 Feb 1943)
   T├╝mmler (1 Mar 1943 - 19 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-43 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Mar 1943U-43Hans-Joachim Schwantke Doggerbank5,154dtA

1 ship sunk (5,154 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-43 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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