U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-598

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jul 1942Kiel13 Sep 1942St. Nazaire69 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gottfried Holtorf

Ltn. Hanskurt von Bremen

Ltn. Hans Keerl

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-598

We have daily positions for all 69 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-598 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Michael Jebsen2,323brTAW-12JA
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Standella (d.)6,197brTAW-12JB
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Empire Corporal6,972brTAW-12JC

2 ships sunk (9,295 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,197 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-598 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

5 Aug 1942
While U-598 was refuelling in the Middle Atlantic by U-463 one of its men drowned during maintenance work on the hydroplanes and propellers. [Maschinenmaat Willi Bredereck]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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