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Patrol info for U-596


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Feb 1943La Spezia12 Mar 1943La Spezia13 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 13 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Fort Norman (d.)7,133brKMS-10A
9 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Empire Standard (d.)7,047brKMS-10B
 14,180

2 ships damaged (14,180 tons).

Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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