U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-558

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Aug 1941Brest16 Sep 1941Brest23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Krech

Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Oldörp

Oblt. Hans-Ludwig Gaude

Hans-Heinrich Baden

Hilmar-Karl Schreyer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-558

We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-558 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Bosemüller (28 Aug 1941 - 2 Sep 1941)
   Seewolf (2 Sep 1941 - 12 Sep 1941)

Ships hit by U-558 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Aug 1941U-558Günther Krech Otaio10,298brOS-4A

1 ship sunk (10,298 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-558 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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