U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-593

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Apr 1942St. Nazaire18 Jun 1942St. Nazaire60 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerd Kelbling

Oblt. Wolfgang Schreiner

Ltn. Hubertus Korndörfer

Oblt. Hans Schrenk

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-593

We have daily positions for all 60 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-593 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 May 1942U-593Gerd Kelbling Stavros (d.)4,853grA
25 May 1942U-593Gerd Kelbling Persephone (t.)8,426paB

1 ship sunk (8,426 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,853 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-593 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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