WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-562

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Sep 1941Horst Hamm Erna III1,590brON-16
2 Oct 1941Horst Hamm Empire Wave7,463brON-19
2 Dec 1941Horst Hamm Grelhead4,274br
29 Apr 1942Horst Hamm Alliance [Mine]81br
29 Apr 1942Horst Hamm Terpsithea [Mine]157br
14 Jul 1942Horst Hamm Adinda (d.)3,359nl
21 Dec 1942Horst Hamm Strathallan23,722brKMF-5

6 ships sunk (37,287 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,359 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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ship sunk or total loss (6). ship damaged (1).

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

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