U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-458

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Jun 1942Kiel27 Aug 1942St. Nazaire68 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt Diggins

Ltn. Wolfgang Rahn

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-458

We have 67 daily positions for the 68 days U-458 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-458 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Jun 1942U-458Kurt Diggins Mosfruit2,714nwA
5 Aug 1942U-458Kurt Diggins Arletta4,870brON-115B

2 ships sunk (7,584 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-458 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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