U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-589

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Apr 1942Kirkenes6 May 1942Kirkenes8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Horrer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-589

We have daily positions for all 8 days on this patrol.

Departure from Kirkenes on 29 Apr 1942.
30 Apr 1942 - 1 May 1942 - 2 May 1942 - 3 May 1942 - 4 May 1942 - 5 May 1942 -
Arrival at Kirkenes on 6 May 1942.

Ships hit by U-589 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
1 May 1942U-589Hans-Joachim Horrer Tsiolkovskij (d.)2,847sjQP-11A

1 ship damaged (2,847 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-589 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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