U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-575

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Jun 1942St. Nazaire7 Aug 1942St. Nazaire59 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Heydemann

Oblt. Joachim Franze

Peter-Arthur Stahl

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-575

We have daily positions for all 59 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-575 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Endrass (12 Jun 1942 - 17 Jun 1942)

Ships hit by U-575 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
4 Jul 1942U-575Günther Heydemann Norlandia2,689amA
9 Jul 1942U-575Günther Heydemann Empire Explorer5,345brB
18 Jul 1942U-575Günther Heydemann Comrade69brC
18 Jul 1942U-575Günther Heydemann Glacier75brD
18 Jul 1942U-575Günther Heydemann San Gaspar (d.)12,910brE

4 ships sunk (8,178 tons) and 1 ship damaged (12,910 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-575 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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