U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-185

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Feb 1943Lorient3 May 1943Bordeaux85 days


Officers *

Kptlt. August Maus

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-185

We have daily positions for all 85 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-185 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Mar 1943U-185August Maus Virginia Sinclair6,151amKG-123A
10 Mar 1943U-185August Maus James Sprunt7,177amKG-123B
6 Apr 1943U-185August Maus John Sevier7,176amGTMO-83C

3 ships sunk (20,504 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-185 during this patrol

10 Mar 1943
After sinking two ships from convoy KG 123 in the Caribbean the boat was counter-attacked and forced to abandon a second attack. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 219)

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