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Patrol info for U-584

Date lookup for 18 Jun 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 May 1942Brest22 Jul 1942Brest59 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Deecke

Oblt. Hermann Lamby

Heinrich Wulff

Oblt. Wilhelm Peters

U-584's position on 18 Jun 1942

Ships hit by U-584 on this date

General Events during this patrol


18 Jun 1942. Saboteur landings in America
The boat departed Brest, France for a very special patrol on 25 May, 1942. On 18 June, after crossing the Atlantic (submerged by day, surfaced at night) they landed a saboteur team of 4 men on the shore just south of Jacksonville, Florida. This was one of two such teams that landed within a week of each other on the US east coast; the other team came aboard U-202. They were to be the first of many such planned operations. The boat then returned safely to Brest on 22 July.

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