U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-230


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Apr 1943Brest24 May 1943Brest31 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Paul Siegmann
1WO

Ltn. Herbert A. Werner
2WO

Ltn. Heinz Riedel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-230


We have 30 daily positions for the 31 days U-230 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-230 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Drossel (29 Apr 1943 - 15 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-230 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-230 during this patrol

6 May 1943
Despite being repeatedly attacked by aircraft while shadowing convoy SL 128 west of Porto, Portugal, U-230 nonetheless managed to maintain contact without suffering serious damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 297)

12 May 1943
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Swordfish (RAF Sqdn 811).

In the vicinity of convoy HX 237.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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