U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-563

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Dec 1942Brest14 Jan 1943Brest37 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Götz von Hartmann

Ltn. Hans-Jürgen Schley

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-563

We have daily positions for all 37 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-563 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Falke (28 Dec 1942 - 5 Jan 1943)

Ships hit by U-563 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Dec 1942U-563Götz von Hartmann Bretwalda4,906brMKS-3YA

1 ship sunk (4,906 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-563 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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