U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-557

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Nov 1941Lorient7 Dec 1941Messina19 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ottokar Arnold Paulssen

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

We have daily positions for all 19 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-557 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Dec 1941U-557Ottokar Arnold Paulssen Fjord4,032nwA

1 ship sunk (4,032 tons).

General Events during this patrol


27 Nov 1941. In the Mediterranean, U-557 saw an enemy submarine periscope and heard her engines, but no attacks occurred.

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Attacks on U-557 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-557 duing this patrol.

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