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Patrol info for U-564

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Apr 1942Brest6 Jun 1942Brest64 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Reinhard Suhren

Oblt. Ulf Lawaetz

Ltn. Hans-Ferdinand Geisler

Ltn. Herbert Waldschmidt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-564

We have 62 daily positions for the 64 days U-564 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-564 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Ocean Venus7,174brA
4 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Eclipse (d.)9,767brON-87B
5 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Delisle (d.)3,478amC
8 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Ohioan6,078amD
9 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Lubrafol7,138paE
14 May 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Potrero del Llano4,000meF

4 ships sunk (24,390 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,245 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol


7 Apr 1942. The commander of U-564 was lost overboard for some minutes before being rescued.

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Attacks on U-564 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-564 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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