U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-403

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Jan 1943Trondheim2 Mar 1943Brest53 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinz-Ehlert Clausen

Oblt. Ernst-G√ľnther Unterhorst

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-403

We have daily positions for all 53 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-403 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Falke (15 Jan 1943 - 19 Jan 1943)
   Haudegen (19 Jan 1943 - 15 Feb 1943)
   Taifun (15 Feb 1943 - 20 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-403 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Feb 1943U-403Heinz-Ehlert Clausen Zeus5,961grONS-165A

1 ship sunk (5,961 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-403 during this patrol

6 Feb 1943
A Canadian Canso flying boat (RCAF Sqdn 5) strafed and dropped three bombs on the boat off Newfoundland, causing moderate damage. (Sources: Rohwer)

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