U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-552


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Aug 1941St. Nazaire26 Aug 1941St. Nazaire9 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Erich Topp
1WO

Oblt. Götz Baur
2WO

Ltn. Siegfried Koitschka
Cdr training

KrvKpt. Harro Schacht
ObStrm

Franz Säck
WO sea training

Walter Kimmelmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-552

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We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.

Departure from St. Nazaire on 18 Aug 1941.
19 Aug 1941 - 20 Aug 1941 - 21 Aug 1941 - 22 Aug 1941 - 23 Aug 1941 - 24 Aug 1941 - 25 Aug 1941 -
Arrival at St. Nazaire on 26 Aug 1941.

Ships hit by U-552 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
23 Aug 1941U-552Erich Topp Spind2,129nwOG-71
 2,129

1 ship sunk (2,129 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-552 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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