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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 154 U 199

14)U 177



Ordered - 28 May 1940


Laid down - 25 Nov 1940 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1017)


Launched - 1 Oct 1941


Commissioned - 14 Mar 1942 - Kptlt. Wilhelm Schulze


Commanders  

14 Mar 1942 - 23 Mar 1943 Kptlt. Wilhelm Schulze


24 Mar 1942 - 26 Oct 1943 KrvKpt. Robert Gysae (Knights Cross)


17 Oct 1943 - 6 Feb 1944 - KrvKpt. Heinz Bucholz


Career

3 patrols           


14 Mar 1942 - 30 Sep 1942 4. Flotille (training)


24 Mar 1942 -16 Oct 1943 KrvKpt. Robert Gysae (Knights Cross)


17  Oct  1943 -  6  Feb  1944  KrvKpt. Heinz Bucholz


Successes 14 ships sunk, total tonnage 87,388 GRT


1 ship damaged, total tonnage 2,588 GRT


In the south Atlantic U-177 sank 5 ships for a total of 42,075 DWT


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