U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-588

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Jan 1942Kiel30 Jan 1942Lorient23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Victor Vogel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-588

We have 22 daily positions for the 23 days U-588 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-588 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Robbe (15 Jan 1942 - 24 Jan 1942)

Ships hit by U-588 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Jan 1942U-588Victor Vogel Caledonian Monarch5,851brSC-63A

1 ship sunk (5,851 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-588 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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