|Ship Class||Type IX-class Submarine|
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U-537 Operational Timeline
|18 Sep 1943Â||U-537 departed Kiel, Germany for her first war patrol. She carried Wetter-FunkgerÃ¤t Land-26 weather station equipment along with meteorology expert Dr. Kurt Sommermeyer and his assistant Walter Hildebrant on board.|
|22 Oct 1943Â||U-537 arrived in Martin Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland and began establishing Weather Station Kurt under the direction of meteorologist Kurt Sommermeyer. Meanwhile, crew members of the submarine repaired damage caused by a storm days earlier.|
|23 Oct 1943Â||U-537 departed Martin Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland after installing Weather Station Kurt and repairing the submarine's storm damage.|
|8 Dec 1943Â||U-537 arrived at Lorient, France, ending her first war patrol.|
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