WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-563

See the profile page for U-563


Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Oct 1941Klaus Heinrich Bargsten HMS Cossack (G 03)1,870brHG-75A
 
18 Dec 1942Götz von Hartmann Bretwalda4,906brMKS-3YB
 
5 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231C
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232D
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232E
12 Apr 1943Götz von Hartmann Ulysses2,666nlHX-232F
 32,825

4 ships sunk (16,559 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,266 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (4). ship damaged (2).

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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