Patrol info for U-552
Date lookup for 28 Apr 1941
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|7 Apr 1941||St. Nazaire||6 May 1941||St. Nazaire||30 days|
Oblt. Erich Topp
Oblt. Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen
Ltn. Siegfried Koitschka
|Cdr sea training
Kptlt. Horst Degen
U-552's position on 28 Apr 1941
Ships hit by U-552 on this date
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Attacks on U-552 during this patrol
28 Apr 1941
After torpedoing a ship in convoy HX 121 south of Iceland, U-552 was depth charged in five separate attacks from the escorting destroyers HMS Maori and HMS Inglefield, forcing the boat to remain submerged for hours until the convoy was out of range. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 272)
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