U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-561


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Jun 1942Pola25 Jun 1942Messina15 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Robert Bartels
1WO

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Reese

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-561


We have daily positions for all 15 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-561 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-561 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-561 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

DateStartEndGridLocationMines
20 Jun 194200h1503h17CP 8194Port Said, Egypt12 TMB + 8 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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