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Patrol info for U-564


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Sep 1941Brest1 Nov 1941Lorient47 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Reinhard Suhren
1WO

Oblt. Clemens Schöler
1WO

Oblt. Friedrich Mumm
2WO

Ltn. Hans-Ferdinand Geisler
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Reinhard von Hymmen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-564

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We have daily positions for all 47 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-564 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Breslau (2 Oct 1941 - 29 Oct 1941)

Ships hit by U-564 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Carsbreck3,670brHG-75
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Alhama1,352brHG-75
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Ariosto2,176brHG-75
 7,198

3 ships sunk (7,198 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

1941

14 Oct 1941. At 22.30 hrs U-564 entered the Spanish harbour of Cadiz to transfer a medical case to the German tanker Thalia.

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Attacks on U-564 during this patrol

24 Oct 1941
After mounting successful attacks on convoy HG 75 on the morning of this day, U-564 was attacked twice in the evening: an unidentified aircraft launched one bomb, then three hours later the boat was depth charged by an escort. No damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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