U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-566

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Aug 1941Kirkenes20 Sep 1941Kirkenes22 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Dietrich Borchert

Oblt. Hans Karpf

Ltn. Otto Westphalen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-566

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Ships hit by U-566 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-566 during this patrol

3 Sep 1941
The boat was attacked by an unidentified Soviet submarine off Kildin Island. U-566 escaped unharmed. (Sources: Polmar, N and Noot, J.)

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