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Patrol info for U-588


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Apr 1942St. Nazaire7 Jun 1942St. Nazaire50 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Victor Vogel

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


We have daily positions for all 50 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-588 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Greylock (d.)7,460amA
10 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Kitty┬┤s Brook4,031brB
17 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Skottland2,117nwC
18 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Fort Binger (d.)5,671brONS-92D
22 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Plow City3,282amE
23 May 1942U-588Victor Vogel Margot4,545brF
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4 ships sunk (13,975 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,131 tons).

Legend
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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

1942

22 May 1942. U-588 gave food and medical aid to survivors after sinking the US merchantman Plow City.

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Attacks on U-588 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-588 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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