U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-963

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jan 1944Lorient24 Jan 1944Lorient2 days
26 Jan 1944Lorient27 Mar 1944Brest62 days
64 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. Karl Boddenberg

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-963

We have daily positions for all 64 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-963 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Igel 2 (3 Feb 1944 - 17 Feb 1944)
   Hai 2 (17 Feb 1944 - 22 Feb 1944)
   Preussen (22 Feb 1944 - 14 Mar 1944)

Ships hit by U-963 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-963 during this patrol

5 Feb 1944

A British B-24 Liberator (53 Sqn RAF/T) was shot down.

26 Mar 1944
While at sea off Brest, France the boat was attacked by an unidentified Allied aircraft, leaving nine men wounded, two of them badly. The boat docked at Brest (not her base) the next day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 508)

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