U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-566

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Apr 1942Brest30 Jun 1942Brest84 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Dietrich Borchert

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Klaus

Hans Johannsen

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

We have 82 daily positions for the 84 days U-566 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-566 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Pfadfinder (21 May 1942 - 27 May 1942)

Ships hit by U-566 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
1 Jun 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Westmoreland8,967brA

1 ship sunk (8,967 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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