Ships hit by U-568
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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|
|12 Aug 1941||Joachim Preuss||HMS Picotee (K 63)||925||br||ON-4||A|
|16 Oct 1941||Joachim Preuss||Empire Heron||6,023||br||SC-48||B|
|17 Oct 1941||Joachim Preuss||USS Kearny (DD 432) (d.)||1,630||am||SC-48||C|
|24 Dec 1941||Joachim Preuss||HMS Salvia (K 97)||925||br||TA-5||D|
3 ships sunk (7,873 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,630 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.