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Patrol info for U-552

Date lookup for 25 Jul 1942


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Jul 1942St. Nazaire13 Aug 1942St. Nazaire41 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Erich Topp
Cdr sea training

Oblt. Willi Hertin
ObStrm

Ltn. Franz S├Ąck
WO

Ltn. Werner Klug

U-552's position on 25 Jul 1942

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-552 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Wolf (13 Jul 1942 - 30 Jul 1942)
   Pirat (30 Jul 1942 - 3 Aug 1942)
   Steinbrinck (3 Aug 1942 - 4 Aug 1942)

Ships hit by U-552 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Jul 1942U-552Erich Topp British Merit (d.)8,093brON-113A
25 Jul 1942U-552Erich Topp Broompark5,136brON-113B
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1 ship sunk (5,136 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,093 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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