WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-563

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Oct 1941Klaus Heinrich Bargsten HMS Cossack (G 03)1,870brHG-75
18 Dec 1942Götz von Hartmann Bretwalda4,906brMKS-3Y
5 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Ulysses2,666nlHX-232

4 ships sunk (16,559 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,266 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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ship sunk or total loss (4). ship damaged (2).

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