WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-588

See the profile page for U-588


Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Jan 1942Victor Vogel Caledonian Monarch5,851brSC-63A
1 Mar 1942Victor Vogel Carperby4,890brON-66B
10 Mar 1942Victor Vogel Gulftrade6,776amC
9 May 1942Victor Vogel Greylock (d.)7,460amD
10 May 1942Victor Vogel Kitty´s Brook4,031brE
17 May 1942Victor Vogel Skottland2,117nwF
18 May 1942Victor Vogel Fort Binger (d.)5,671brONS-92G
22 May 1942Victor Vogel Plow City3,282amH
23 May 1942Victor Vogel Margot4,545brI
 44,623

7 ships sunk (31,492 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,131 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (7). ship damaged (2).

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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