U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-562

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Sep 1941Brest15 Oct 1941Brest35 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst Hamm

Oblt. Hans Fiedler

Kurt Köhl

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-562 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-562

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-562 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Brandenburg (15 Sep 1941 - 2 Oct 1941)

Ships hit by U-562 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Sep 1941U-562Horst Hamm Erna III1,590brON-16A
2 Oct 1941U-562Horst Hamm Empire Wave7,463brON-19B

2 ships sunk (9,053 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-562 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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