WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-576

See the profile page for U-576


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
14 Feb 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke Empire Spring6,946brON-63A
21 Apr 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke Pipestone County5,102amB
30 Apr 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke Taborfjell1,339nwC
15 Jul 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke Bluefields2,063niKS-520D
15 Jul 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke Chilore (d.)8,310amKS-520E
15 Jul 1942Hans-Dieter Heinicke J.A. Mowinckel (d.)11,147paKS-520F
 34,907

4 ships sunk (15,450 tons) and 2 ships damaged (19,457 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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