U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-613

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Oct 1942Kiel27 Nov 1942La Pallice37 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Köppe

Ltn. Eduard Aust

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-613

We have daily positions for all 37 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-613 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Natter (2 Nov 1942 - 8 Nov 1942)
   Westwall (8 Nov 1942 - 18 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-613 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Nov 1942U-613Helmut Köppe Roxby4,252brON-142A

1 ship sunk (4,252 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-613 during this patrol

17 Nov 1942
The new boat was attacked by a British Hudson bomber (Sqdn, 608, pilot J. B. R. Petrie) and seriously damaged. She managed to limp to France with assistance from other boats. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 113)

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