U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-576

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Jan 1942St. Nazaire28 Feb 1942St. Nazaire40 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Dieter Heinicke

Oblt. Rolf Manke

Oblt. Karl-Jürg Wächter

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-576

We have daily positions for all 40 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-576 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Feb 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke Empire Spring6,946brON-63A

1 ship sunk (6,946 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-576 during this patrol

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