WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-556

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Emanuel166fa
10 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Aelybryn (d.)4,986brOB-318
10 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Empire Caribou4,861brOB-318
10 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Gand5,086beOB-318
20 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Darlington Court4,974brHX-126
20 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth British Security8,470brHX-126
20 May 1941Herbert Wohlfarth Cockaponset5,995brHX-126

6 ships sunk (29,552 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,986 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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ship sunk or total loss (6). ship damaged (1).

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