U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-596

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Nov 1942St. Nazaire15 Nov 1942La Spezia12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gunter Jahn

Ltn. G√ľnther Heinrich

Ltn. Ernst Fischer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-596

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Departure from St. Nazaire on 4 Nov 1942.
5 Nov 1942 - 6 Nov 1942 - 7 Nov 1942 - 8 Nov 1942 - 9 Nov 1942 - 10 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942 - 12 Nov 1942 - 13 Nov 1942 - 14 Nov 1942 -
Arrival at La Spezia on 15 Nov 1942.

Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


8 Nov 1942. U-596 met an enemy submarine, which fired two torpedoes. Both missed.

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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-596 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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