U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-453

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Jan 1942La Spezia1 Feb 1942Pola16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Oblt. Hellmuth-Bert Richard

Reinhard Reff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-453

We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-453 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


25 Jan 1942. In the Mediterranean, U-453 and U-372 were attacked by aircraft and damaged so badly that they had to return to base.

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Attacks on U-453 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-453 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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