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Patrol info for U-561

Date lookup for 4 May 1942


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Apr 1942Pola5 May 1942Pola32 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Robert Bartels
1WO

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Reese
1WO

Oblt. Heinz Schomburg

U-561's position on 4 May 1942

Ships hit by U-561 on this date

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-561 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

DateStartEndGridLocationMines
14 Apr 194223h1702h19CP 8155Port Said, Egypt12 TMB + 8 TMC

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