Successes 10 ships sunk for a total of 40,619 GRT
Fate Sunk 17 April, 1943 south-west of Ireland, in position 47.53N, 22.04W, by depth charges and gunfire from the US Coast Guard cutter USCGC Spencer. 13 dead and 41 survivors.
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U-175 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Without name (15 Apr 1943 - 17 Apr 1943)
Attacks on this boat
2 Oct 1942
The boat was attacked twice by an American B-18 aircraft (USAF) but suffered no damage.
1 Jan 1943
At 18.53 hours, the boat was attacked by a British Catalina aircraft (RAF Sqdn 270 / V) with 5 bombs off Sierra Leone and suffered minor damage. (Sources: Rohwer/Ritschel)
30 Jan 1943
At 16.57 hours, the returning boat was attacked by a British Catalina aircraft (RAF Sqdn 270 / G) with 6 bombs southwest of Dakar. The extensive damage limited the ability to dive and a trace of oil caused a serious loss of fuel that had to be replenished from U-118 (Czygan) on 11 February. (Sources: Rohwer/Ritschel)