U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-566

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Aug 1942Brest5 Sep 1942Brest31 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gerhard Remus

Oblt. August-Wilhelm Hewicker

Hans Johannsen

Oblt. Gustav Lüssow

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

We have daily positions for all 31 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-566 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Blücher (14 Aug 1942 - 28 Aug 1942)

Ships hit by U-566 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus Triton6,607nwSL-118A
28 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus City of Cardiff5,661brSL-119B
28 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus Zuiderkerk8,424nlSL-119C

3 ships sunk (20,692 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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