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Patrol info for U-506

Date lookup for 17 May 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Apr 1942Lorient15 Jun 1942Lorient71 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Erich W├╝rdemann

Oblt. Fritz Schneewind

U-506's position on 17 May 1942

Ships hit by U-506 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 May 1942U-506Erich W├╝rdemann Gulfoil5,189amA

1 ship sunk (5,189 tons).

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