U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-593

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Jun 1943Pola11 Jul 1943Toulon29 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerd Kelbling

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

We have 27 daily positions for the 29 days U-593 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-593 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Jun 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling USS LST-333 (t.)1,625amElasticA
22 Jun 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling USS LST-387 (d.)1,625amElasticB
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Devis6,054brKMS-18BC
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1129 (d.) [Trans.]52brKMS-18BD
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1123 [Trans.]52brKMS-18BE

3 ships sunk (7,731 tons) and 2 ships damaged (1,677 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-593 during this patrol

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