Patrol info for U-552
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|9 Jun 1942||St. Nazaire||19 Jun 1942||St. Nazaire||11 days|
Kptlt. Erich Topp
|Cdr sea training
Oblt. Willi Hertin
Ltn. Werner Klug
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Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-552
We have daily positions for all 11 days on this patrol.
Departure from St. Nazaire on 9 Jun 1942.
10 Jun 1942 - 11 Jun 1942 - 12 Jun 1942 - 13 Jun 1942 - 14 Jun 1942 - 15 Jun 1942 - 16 Jun 1942 - 17 Jun 1942 - 18 Jun 1942 -
Arrival at St. Nazaire on 19 Jun 1942.
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-552 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Endrass (12 Jun 1942 - 17 Jun 1942)
Ships hit by U-552 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|15 Jun 1942||U-552||Erich Topp||Pelayo||1,346||br||HG-84||A|
|15 Jun 1942||U-552||Erich Topp||Etrib||1,943||br||HG-84||B|
|15 Jun 1942||U-552||Erich Topp||Slemdal||7,374||nw||HG-84||C|
|15 Jun 1942||U-552||Erich Topp||City of Oxford||2,759||br||HG-84||D|
|15 Jun 1942||U-552||Erich Topp||Thurso||2,436||br||HG-84||E|
5 ships sunk (15,858 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-552 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.