U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-566

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Jan 1942Lorient9 Mar 1942Brest54 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Dietrich Borchert

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Klaus

Ltn. Otto Westphalen

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

We have daily positions for all 54 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-566 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Feb 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Meropi4,181grON-60A

1 ship sunk (4,181 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-566 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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