U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-458

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Oct 1942La Spezia15 Nov 1942La Spezia21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt Diggins

Ltn. Wolfgang Rahn

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

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

Ships hit by U-458 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


10 Nov 1942. U-458 fired three torpedoes at a destroyer, with no result.

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Attacks on U-458 during this patrol

13 Nov 1942
The boat was attacked by a British Hudson aircraft and was damaged so badly that she was forced to return to base.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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