Amsel 1 (e. Blackbird 1)

This Wolfpack operated from 3 May 1943 to 6 May 1943.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-267Otto Tinschert4 May 19436 May 1943 A
U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner3 May 19436 May 1943 B
U-504Wilhelm Luis3 May 19436 May 1943 C
U-575G√ľnther Heydemann3 May 19436 May 1943 D
U-621Max Kruschka3 May 19436 May 1943 E
U-638Oskar Staudinger3 May 19435 May 1943U-boat was lostF
6 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Amsel 1

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
5 May 1943U-638Oskar Staudinger Dolius5,507brONS-5

1 ship sunk (5,507 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links

The Defeat of the German U-boats

Syrett, David

($ 13.20)

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