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Patrol info for U-575

Date lookup for 9 Dec 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Nov 1941St. Nazaire17 Dec 1941St. Nazaire39 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Heydemann

Ltn. Kurt Böhme

Peter-Arthur Stahl

U-575's position on 9 Dec 1941

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-575 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Steuben (14 Nov 1941 - 2 Dec 1941)

Ships hit by U-575 on this date

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Attacks on U-575 during this patrol

9 Dec 1941
While inbound to refuel at Vigo, Spain the boat was located and depth charged. On arriving at Vigo two days later the damage was found to be so severe that the boat returned to France instead of proceeding to the Mediterranean. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 402)

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