U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-596

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Mar 1943La Spezia15 Apr 1943La Spezia24 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gunter Jahn

Oblt. Dierk Lührs

Ltn. Hans-Georg Müller

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

We have daily positions for all 24 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Hallanger9,551nwET-16A
30 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Fort a la Corne7,133brET-16B

2 ships sunk (16,684 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol

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