|Ordered||24 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||27 Apr 1940||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 543)|
|Launched||6 Mar 1941|
|Commissioned||24 Apr 1941||Kptlt. Theodor Fahr|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 6,809 GRT|
Sunk 21 Dec, 1941 in the North Atlantic north-east of the Azores, in position 44.02N, 20.10W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Deptford and the British corvette HMS Samphire. 47 dead (all hands lost).
U-567 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Grönland (10 Aug 1941 - 23 Aug 1941)
Kurfürst (23 Aug 1941 - 2 Sep 1941)
Seewolf (2 Sep 1941 - 9 Sep 1941)
Stosstrupp (30 Oct 1941 - 4 Nov 1941)
Störtebecker (15 Nov 1941 - 24 Nov 1941)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-567 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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