U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-558

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Jan 1943Brest29 Mar 1943Brest80 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Krech

Ltn. Hilmar-Karl Schreyer

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

We have daily positions for all 80 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-558 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Delphin (24 Jan 1943 - 14 Feb 1943)
   Rochen (16 Feb 1943 - 28 Feb 1943)
   Tümmler (1 Mar 1943 - 22 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-558 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Feb 1943U-558Günther Krech Empire Norseman9,811brUC-1A

1 ship sunk (9,811 tons).

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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