U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-561

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Nov 1942La Spezia14 Nov 1942La Spezia8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinz Schomburg

Oblt. Fritz Henning

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-561

We have daily positions for all 8 days on this patrol.

Departure from La Spezia on 7 Nov 1942.
8 Nov 1942 - 9 Nov 1942 - 10 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 - 12 Nov 1942 - 13 Nov 1942 -
Arrival at La Spezia on 14 Nov 1942.

Ships hit by U-561 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


10 Nov 1942. U-561 fired four torpedoes at the aircraft carrier HMS Argus, with no result.

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Attacks on U-561 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-561 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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