U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-575

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Sep 1943St. Nazaire22 Sep 1943St. Nazaire3 days
25 Sep 1943St. Nazaire27 Sep 1943St. Nazaire3 days
28 Sep 1943St. Nazaire30 Sep 1943St. Nazaire3 days
6 Oct 1943St. Nazaire28 Nov 1943St. Nazaire54 days
63 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Ltn. Wolfgang Boehmer

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

We have 62 daily positions for the 63 days U-575 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-575 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Siegfried (22 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 3 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   Jahn (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)
   Tirpitz 3 (2 Nov 1943 - 8 Nov 1943)
   Eisenhart 4 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-575 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-575 during this patrol

21 Nov 1943
At 07.40 hrs the boat was approached by a Leigh Light Liberator and opened fire with the AA guns. The aircraft withdrew without dropping bombs and U-575 dived unscathed. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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