WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-562

See the profile page for U-562


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. ConvoyMap
22 Sep 1941Horst Hamm Erna III1,590brON-16A
2 Oct 1941Horst Hamm Empire Wave7,463brON-19B
2 Dec 1941Horst Hamm Grelhead4,274brC
 
29 Apr 1942Horst Hamm Alliance [Mine]81brD
29 Apr 1942Horst Hamm Terpsithea [Mine]157brE
14 Jul 1942Horst Hamm Adinda (d.)3,359nlF
21 Dec 1942Horst Hamm Strathallan23,722brKMF-5G
 40,646

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

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

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

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.

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