U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-558

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Feb 1942Brest11 Mar 1942Brest30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Krech

Hans-Heinrich Baden

Hilmar-Karl Schreyer

Ltn. Peter Sues
WO training

Hubert Verpoorten

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

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-558 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Anadara (d.)8,009brONS-67A
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Inverarder5,578brONS-67B
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Eidanger9,432nwONS-67C

2 ships sunk (15,010 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,009 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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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