U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-103

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Apr 1942Lorient22 Jun 1942Lorient69 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Werner Winter

Oblt. Konstantin von Rappard

Oblt. Oskar-Heinz Kusch
supernumerary WO

Kptlt. Helmuth Pich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-103

We have daily positions for all 69 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-103 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Stanbank5,966brA
17 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Ruth Lykes2,612amB
19 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Ogontz5,037amC
21 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Clare3,372amD
21 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Elizabeth4,727amE
23 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Samuel Q. Brown6,625amF
24 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Hector1,828nlG
26 May 1942U-103Werner Winter Alcoa Carrier5,588amH
28 May 1942U-103Werner Winter New Jersey6,414amI

9 ships sunk (42,169 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


17 May 1942. After sinking the American merchantman Ruth Lykes with shellfire, U-103 rendered medical aid to the survivors.

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Attacks on U-103 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-103 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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