U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-575

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Dec 1942Lorient18 Feb 1943St. Nazaire64 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Heydemann

Oblt. Walter Zeplien

Ltn. Wolfgang Boehmer

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

We have 63 daily positions for the 64 days U-575 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-575 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Delphin (26 Dec 1942 - 14 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-575 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Jan 1943U-575Günther Heydemann City of Flint4,963amUGS-4A

1 ship sunk (4,963 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


25 Jan 1943. After sinking the US merchantman City of Flint, U-575 took the ship's chief cook on board.

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Attacks on U-575 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-575 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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