U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-575

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Feb 1944St. Nazaire13 Mar 1944Lost14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wolfgang Boehmer

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

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-575 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Mar 1944U-575Wolfgang Boehmer HMS Asphodel (K 56)1,015brSL-150A

1 ship sunk (1,015 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-575 during this patrol

10 Mar 1944
After sinking HMS Asphodel (K 56) the boat was hunted by escorts from combined convoy MKS 41/SL 150 for 18 hours, but managed to escape. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 504)

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