U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-508

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Jun 1942Kiel15 Sep 1942Lorient83 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Georg Staats

Oblt. Erich Mäder

Oblt. Gert Dültgen

Ltn. Friedrich Altmeier

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-508

We have daily positions for all 83 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-508 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Aug 1942U-508Georg Staats Santiago de Cuba1,685cuSpecCon-12A
12 Aug 1942U-508Georg Staats Manzanillo1,025cuSpecCon-12B

2 ships sunk (2,710 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-508 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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