U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-569

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Feb 1943La Pallice13 Mar 1943La Pallice35 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Hans Johannsen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-569

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-569 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Robbe (16 Feb 1943 - 26 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-569 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-569 during this patrol

23 Feb 1943
Depth charges from the escorts of convoy UC 1 caused so much damage that the boat was forced to return to France. Date is approximate. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 198)

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