U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-589

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Aug 1942Skjomenfjord1 Sep 1942Narvik10 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Horrer

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

We have 9 daily positions for the 10 days U-589 was at sea.

Departure from Skjomenfjord on 23 Aug 1942.
24 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1942 - 26 Aug 1942 - 27 Aug 1942 - 28 Aug 1942 - 29 Aug 1942 - 30 Aug 1942 - 31 Aug 1942 -
Arrival at Narvik on 1 Sep 1942.

Ships hit by U-589 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Oct 1942U-589Hans-Joachim Horrer Musson (No 23) [Mine]417sjA

1 ship sunk (417 tons).

[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-589 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-589 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

28 Aug 194203h3605h28AT 4627Matochkin Strait16 TMC

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