U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-403

Date lookup for 18 Aug 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Jul 1943Brest18 Aug 1943Lost37 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl-Franz Heine

U-403's position on 18 Aug 1943

Ships hit by U-403 on this date

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this date.

Add more events! If you know of an interesting event either missing from this date or an upcoming event that you'd like to share please contact us. We continuously update these databases.

Attacks on U-403 during this patrol

18 Aug 1943
An attack on U-403 on 18 Aug. 1943 in the Atlantic off Dakar in position 14.11N, 17.40W, in which a British Hudson bomber (Sqdn. 200/O) dropped depth charges, was believed to have sunk her, but in fact caused only minor damage.

The boat was sunk later the same day in another attack.

(Sources: 1993-06-01, FDS/NHB)

About this data
If you believe we have missed an attack on a German U-boat in this listing please let us know.

Return to see the full info on this patrol

See all patrols for U-403

* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

Return to U-boat Patrols main page