U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-557

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 May 1941Kiel10 Jul 1941Lorient59 days


Officers *

Oblt. Ottokar Arnold Paulssen

Oblt. Hans Klatt

Ltn. Hans-J├╝rgen Sthamer

Herbert A. Werner

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-557

We have 58 daily positions for the 59 days U-557 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-557 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (25 May 1941 - 20 Jun 1941)

Ships hit by U-557 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 May 1941U-557Ottokar Arnold Paulssen Empire Storm7,290brHX-128A

1 ship sunk (7,290 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-557 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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