U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-573

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Sep 1941Kiel15 Nov 1941St. Nazaire50 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Heinsohn

Ltn. Ernst-August Racky

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-573

We have 48 daily positions for the 50 days U-573 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-573 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Mordbrenner (16 Oct 1941 - 3 Nov 1941)

Ships hit by U-573 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


8 Oct 1941. U-573 fired three torpedoes at a freighter, but all three missed.

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Attacks on U-573 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-573 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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