U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-448

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jan 1943Kiel4 Feb 1943Bergen6 days
6 Feb 1943Bergen25 Mar 1943St. Nazaire48 days
54 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. Helmut Dauter

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-448

We have daily positions for all 54 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-448 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Neptun (18 Feb 1943 - 28 Feb 1943)
   Wildfang (28 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
   Westmark (6 Mar 1943 - 7 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-448 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-448 during this patrol

22 Mar 1943
The target of the depth charge attack on 22 March 1943 in the Bay of Biscay west of Nantes, France in position 46.47N, 09.58W, by a British Wellington bomber (Sqdn. 172/G), credited with sinking U-665, was in fact U-448, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1992-05-01, FDS/NHB)

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