U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-552

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


Officers *

Oblt. Erich Topp

Oblt. Götz Baur

Ltn. Siegfried Koitschka
Cdr training

KrvKpt. Harro Schacht

Franz Säck
WO sea training

Walter Kimmelmann

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

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. ConvoyMap
23 Aug 1941U-552Erich Topp Spind2,129nwOG-71A

1 ship sunk (2,129 tons).

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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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