U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-103

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Oct 1942Lorient29 Dec 1942Lorient70 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gustav-Adolf Janssen

Oblt. Oskar-Heinz Kusch

Ltn. Otto Wermuth

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

We have daily positions for all 70 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-103 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Streitaxt (29 Oct 1942 - 2 Nov 1942)
   Schlagetot (9 Nov 1942 - 21 Nov 1942)
   Westwall (21 Nov 1942 - 16 Dec 1942)

Ships hit by U-103 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
31 Oct 1942U-103Gustav-Adolf Janssen Tasmania6,405brSL-125A
6 Dec 1942U-103Gustav-Adolf Janssen Henry Stanley5,025brON-149B
13 Dec 1942U-103Gustav-Adolf Janssen Hororata (d.)13,945brC

2 ships sunk (11,430 tons) and 1 ship damaged (13,945 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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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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