U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-23

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Aug 1943Konstanza9 Sep 1943Konstanza31 days


Officers *

Oblt. Rolf-Birger Wahlen

Patrol description

Patrol in the Black Sea between Poti, Sokhumi and Tuapse. On 16 August, the boat entered the roads of Sokhumi but found no targets. U-23 entered Feodosia to resupply on 2 September.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23

We have daily positions for all 31 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-23 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Aug 1943U-23Rolf-Birger Wahlen Shkval35sjA

1 ship sunk (35 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol

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