U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-596


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Jan 1943La Spezia16 Feb 1943La Spezia21 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Gunter Jahn
1WO

Oblt. Dierk L├╝hrs
2WO

Ltn. Ernst Fischer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-596


We have daily positions for all 21 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Feb 1943U-596Gunter Jahn HMS LCI(L)-162246brA
 246

1 ship sunk (246 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol

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