Greif (e. Bird of prey)

This Wolfpack operated from 14 May 1942 to 29 May 1942.


U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-209Heinrich Brodda16 May 194229 May 1942 
U-436Günther Seibicke14 May 194226 May 1942 
U-586Dietrich von der Esch14 May 194229 May 1942 
U-589Hans-Joachim Horrer16 May 194222 May 1942 
U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche14 May 194229 May 1942 
U-703Heinz Bielfeld16 May 194229 May 1942 
6 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Greif

Daily positions of U-boats of Wolfpack Greif. The letters are each assigned to one specific boat.

U-boat position. U-boat lost from the Wolfpack.

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Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
26 May 1942U-703Heinz Bielfeld Syros6,191amPQ-16

1 ship sunk (6,191 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

Books dealing with this subject include

Boot greift wieder an. Lüth, Wolfgang, KrvKpt. and Kptlt. Claus Korth, 1943.
Prien greift. Frank, Wolfgang, 1942.

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