U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-183

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jan 1943Lorient13 May 1943Lorient104 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Schäfer

Oblt. Harro Müller-Koelbl

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-183

We have daily positions for all 104 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-183 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Hartherz (3 Feb 1943 - 7 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-183 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Mar 1943U-183Heinrich Schäfer Olancho2,493hoA

1 ship sunk (2,493 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


10 Feb 1943. The LI of U-183 was transferred to U-105 at sea.

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Attacks on U-183 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-183 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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