U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-571

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


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Möhlmann

Ltn. Gerhard Linder

Ltn. Hermann Stuckmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-571

We have daily positions for all 59 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-571 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Mar 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Hertford10,923brA
6 Apr 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Koll10,044nwB
14 Apr 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Margaret3,352amC

3 ships sunk (24,319 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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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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