U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-576

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Jun 1942St. Nazaire15 Jul 1942Lost30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Dieter Heinicke

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

We have 27 daily positions for the 30 days U-576 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-576 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Jul 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke Bluefields2,063niKS-520A
15 Jul 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke Chilore (d.)8,310amKS-520B
15 Jul 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke J.A. Mowinckel (d.)11,147paKS-520C

1 ship sunk (2,063 tons) and 2 ships damaged (19,457 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-576 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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