U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-565

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Feb 1943La Spezia5 Mar 1943La Spezia20 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Franken

Oblt. Ludwig Schaafhausen

Friedrich Horst

Ltn. Karl-Erich Utischill

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

We have daily positions for all 20 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-565 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Nathanael Greene (d.)7,176amMKS-8A
27 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Seminole (d.)10,389brTE-16B

2 ships damaged (17,565 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-565 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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