U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-453

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Nov 1942La Spezia17 Dec 1942La Spezia19 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Günter Stührmann

Ltn. Peter Gerlach

Oblt. Hans Vogel

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

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Ships hit by U-453 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-453 during this patrol

12 Dec 1942
U-453 sustained so much damage during a depth charge attack in the Mediterranean that she was forced to return to base.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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