U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-590

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Jan 1943St. Nazaire12 Apr 1943St. Nazaire72 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Müller-Edzards

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

We have 60 daily positions for the 72 days U-590 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-590 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Neuland (8 Mar 1943 - 13 Mar 1943)
   Dränger (14 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943)
   Seewolf (21 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-590 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Mar 1943U-590Heinrich Müller-Edzards Jamaica Producer (d.)5,464brHX-228A

1 ship damaged (5,464 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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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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Men lost from U-boats

21 Mar 1943
On U-590 a crew member broke his arm.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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