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Patrol info for U-571

Date lookup for 29 Mar 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Mar 1942La Pallice7 May 1942La Pallice59 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Möhlmann

Ltn. Gerhard Linder

Ltn. Hermann Stuckmann

U-571's position on 29 Mar 1942

Ships hit by U-571 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Mar 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Hertford10,923brA

1 ship sunk (10,923 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


29 Mar 1942. After sinking the American merchantman Hertford, U-571 attempted to assist the survivors, but they refused all offers of help.

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Attacks on U-571 during this patrol

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