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Patrol info for U-564

Date lookup for 24 Oct 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Sep 1941Brest1 Nov 1941Lorient47 days


Officers *

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Oblt. Clemens Schöler

Oblt. Friedrich Mumm

Ltn. Hans-Ferdinand Geisler
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Reinhard von Hymmen

U-564's position on 24 Oct 1941

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-564 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Breslau (2 Oct 1941 - 29 Oct 1941)

Ships hit by U-564 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Carsbreck3,670brHG-75A
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Alhama1,352brHG-75B
24 Oct 1941U-564Reinhard Suhren Ariosto2,176brHG-75C

3 ships sunk (7,198 tons).

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Attacks on U-564 during this patrol

24 Oct 1941
After mounting successful attacks on convoy HG 75 on the morning of this day, U-564 was attacked twice in the evening: an unidentified aircraft dropped one bomb, then three hours later the boat was depth charged by an escort. No damage.

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