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Patrol info for U-552

Date lookup for 18 Jun 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 May 1941St. Nazaire2 Jul 1941St. Nazaire39 days


Officers *

Oblt. Erich Topp

Oblt. Götz Baur

Ltn. Siegfried Koitschka

Franz Säck

U-552's position on 18 Jun 1941

Ships hit by U-552 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Jun 1941U-552Erich Topp Norfolk10,948brA

1 ship sunk (10,948 tons).

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Attacks on U-552 during this patrol

18 Jun 1941
After locating an inbound convoy Topp attempted to attack and bring in other boats, but was driven off by the escorts. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 307)

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