U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-562

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Apr 1942Pola11 May 1942Pola38 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst Hamm

Oblt. Walther Huth

Oblt. (R) Kurt Köhl

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

We have daily positions for all 38 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-562 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Apr 1942U-562Horst Hamm Alliance [Mine]81brA
29 Apr 1942U-562Horst Hamm Terpsithea [Mine]157brB

2 ships sunk (238 tons).

[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-562 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-562 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

13 Apr 194223h0923h40CP 2866Famagusta, Cyprus12 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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