U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-593

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Mar 1943Salamis21 Mar 1943Salamis9 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerd Kelbling

Ltn. Hubertus Korndörfer

Oblt. Albert Sürenhagen

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

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

Departure from Salamis on 13 Mar 1943.
14 Mar 1943 - 15 Mar 1943 - 16 Mar 1943 - 17 Mar 1943 - 18 Mar 1943 - 19 Mar 1943 - 20 Mar 1943 -
Arrival at Salamis on 21 Mar 1943.

Ships hit by U-593 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Mar 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Dafila1,940brA
18 Mar 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Kaying2,626brB

2 ships sunk (4,566 tons).

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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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