U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-571

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Jun 1942La Pallice7 Aug 1942La Pallice58 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Möhlmann

Ltn. Gerhard Linder

Ltn. Hermann Stuckmann

Oblt. Hans-Heinrich Ketels

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

We have daily positions for all 58 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-571 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Endrass (12 Jun 1942 - 17 Jun 1942)

Ships hit by U-571 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Jul 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Umtata8,141brA
8 Jul 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann J.A. Moffett, Jr. (t.)9,788amB
9 Jul 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Nicholas Cuneo1,051hoC
15 Jul 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Pennsylvania Sun (d.)11,394amD

3 ships sunk (18,980 tons) and 1 ship damaged (11,394 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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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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