U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-565

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Apr 1942La Spezia30 Apr 1942Salamis20 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Franken

Oblt. Ulrich W├Ârisshoffer

Oblt. Hans-Albrecht Kandler

Rudolf Kugelberg

Ltn. Karl-Erich Utischill

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-565

We have 18 daily positions for the 20 days U-565 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-565 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Apr 1942U-565Wilhelm Franken Kirkland1,361brTA-36A

1 ship sunk (1,361 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-565 during this patrol

23 Apr 1942
Mediterranean, off Sidi Barrani: a British aircraft dropped three bombs on the boat which caused only slight damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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