U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-453

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Sep 1942Salamis15 Oct 1942La Spezia29 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Reinhard Reff

Ltn. Peter Gerlach

Oblt. Hans Vogel

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

We have 27 daily positions for the 29 days U-453 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-453 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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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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Men lost from U-boats

13 Oct 1942
One man was killed and three wounded in an accident with the machine gun. [Matrosengefreiter Horst Saupe + on 13th Oct., Steuermannsgefreiter Helmut Lorenz died 2 months later]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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