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Patrol info for U-501

Date lookup for 5 Sep 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Aug 1941Trondheim10 Sep 1941Lost35 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hugo Förster

U-501's position on 5 Sep 1941

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-501 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Grönland (10 Aug 1941 - 27 Aug 1941)

Ships hit by U-501 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Sep 1941U-501Hugo Förster Einvik2,000nwSC-41A

1 ship sunk (2,000 tons).

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Attacks on U-501 during this patrol

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