U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-593

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Jul 1943Toulon8 Aug 1943Toulon13 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerd Kelbling

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

We have 6 daily positions for the 13 days U-593 was at sea.

Departure from Toulon on 27 Jul 1943.
28 Jul 1943 - 29 Jul 1943 - 30 Jul 1943 - 31 Jul 1943 - 1 Aug 1943 - 2 Aug 1943 - 3 Aug 1943 - 4 Aug 1943 - 5 Aug 1943 - 6 Aug 1943 - 7 Aug 1943 -
Arrival at Toulon on 8 Aug 1943.

Ships hit by U-593 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-593 during this patrol

5 Aug 1943
14.55 hrs, the Mediterranean, off Sardinia: the boat was attacked by three American P-40 Warhawks from the 325th Fighter Group. The bridge area was damaged by machine gun fire, and the boat returned to Toulon three days later. (Sources: Book "Checkertail Clan, the 325th Fighter Group in North Africa and Italy": pages 28-29.
Dr. Axel Niestle via e-mail on 23 April, 2006.)

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