U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-589

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Sep 1942Narvik14 Sep 1942Lost6 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans-Joachim Horrer

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

We have 3 daily positions for the 6 days U-589 was at sea.

Departure from Narvik on 9 Sep 1942.
10 Sep 1942 - 11 Sep 1942 - 12 Sep 1942 - 13 Sep 1942 -
Sunk on 14 Sep 1942.

Ships hit by U-589 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


13 Sep 1942. U-589 rescued the crew of the Heinkel He111H-6 WNr 7567 (I./KG 26, 1H+NK) in the Greenland Sea about 100 miles south-west of Spitsbergen at 1715hrs. The airmen were all lost when the U-boat was sunk with all hands the next day while operating against the convoy PQ-18.

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Attacks on U-589 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-589 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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