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Patrol info for U-552

Date lookup for 27 Apr 1941


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Apr 1941St. Nazaire6 May 1941St. Nazaire30 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Erich Topp
1WO

Oblt. Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen
2WO

Ltn. Siegfried Koitschka
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Horst Degen
ObStrm

Franz S├Ąck

U-552's position on 27 Apr 1941

Ships hit by U-552 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Apr 1941U-552Erich Topp Commander Horton227brA
27 Apr 1941U-552Erich Topp Beacon Grange10,119brB
 10,346

2 ships sunk (10,346 tons).

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