U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-578

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Nov 1941Kirkenes27 Nov 1941Kirkenes9 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Ernst-August Rehwinkel

Ltn. Raimund Tiesler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-578

We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.

Departure from Kirkenes on 19 Nov 1941.
20 Nov 1941 - 21 Nov 1941 - 22 Nov 1941 - 23 Nov 1941 - 24 Nov 1941 - 25 Nov 1941 - 26 Nov 1941 -
Arrival at Kirkenes on 27 Nov 1941.

Ships hit by U-578 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-578 during this patrol

25 Nov 1941
The boat was rammed by a Soviet escort in the Barents Sea, but suffered only slight damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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