Ships hit by U-561
See the profile page for U-561
Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.
|Date||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|28 Jul 1941||Robert Bartels||Wrotham||1,884||br||OG-69||A|
|11 Nov 1941||Robert Bartels||Meridian||5,592||pa||SC-53||B|
|14 Nov 1941||Robert Bartels||Crusader||2,939||pa||SC-53||C|
|14 May 1942||Robert Bartels||Fred (d.) [Mine]||4,043||gr||D|
|14 May 1942||Robert Bartels||Hav (t.) [Mine]||5,062||nw||E|
|14 May 1942||Robert Bartels||Mount Olympus [Mine]||6,692||gr||F|
|24 Sep 1942||Heinz Schomburg||Sphinx||39||ag||G|
6 ships sunk (22,208 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,043 tons).
Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:
In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.