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Patrol info for U-565

Date lookup for 23 Apr 1942


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Apr 1942La Spezia30 Apr 1942Salamis20 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Wilhelm Franken
1WO

Oblt. Hans-Albrecht Kandler
1WO

Oblt. Ulrich W├Ârisshoffer
2WO

Rudolf Kugelberg
WO

Ltn. Karl-Erich Utischill

U-565's position on 23 Apr 1942

Ships hit by U-565 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Apr 1942U-565Wilhelm Franken Kirkland1,361brTA-36A
 1,361

1 ship sunk (1,361 tons).

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Attacks on U-565 during this patrol

23 Apr 1942
Mediterranean, off Sidi Barrani: a British aircraft dropped three bombs on the boat which caused only slight damage.

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