U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-590

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 May 1942St. Nazaire25 Jun 1942St. Nazaire54 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Müller-Edzards

Oblt. Eberhard Hüttemann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-590

We have 53 daily positions for the 54 days U-590 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-590 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Hecht (8 May 1942 - 18 Jun 1942)

Ships hit by U-590 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


4 May 1942. On 4 May, 1942 U-590 had to return to base due to technical problems.

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Attacks on U-590 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-590 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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