The U-boat war in Maps

The Black Sea

This was the patrol area of the 30th Flotilla at Constanza from Oct 1942 to Oct 1944. All its 6 U-boats were transported via land to the Black Sea and all of them were lost there. 3 were scuttled by their crews near Eregli, Turkey on 10 Sept 1944 to escape capture by the Russians.

U-boat losses in the Black Sea



Click on any marker to see the boat's number. Left double-click to zoom-in. Right double-click to zoom-out.

Selected media links

Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas

Lawrence Paterson (2017)
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Deutsche U- Boote zum Schwarzen Meer 1942 - 1944

Enders, Gerd (2001)

Torpedo Run

Reeman, Douglas (1981)


Ekman, Per-Olof (1983)

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