U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-562

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Nov 1941Brest6 Dec 1941Messina20 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst Hamm

Oblt. Walther Huth

Kurt Köhl

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-562

We have 19 daily positions for the 20 days U-562 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-562 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Dec 1941U-562Horst Hamm Grelhead4,274brA

1 ship sunk (4,274 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-562 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

6 Dec 1941
4 men from the boat were injured in an accident while reloading torpedoes.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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