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Patrol info for U-594

Date lookup for 27 May 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 May 1943St. Nazaire5 Jun 1943Lost14 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Friedrich Mumm

U-594's position on 27 May 1943

Ships hit by U-594 on this date

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Attacks on U-594 during this patrol

27 May 1943
21.50 hrs, vicinity of convoy SL 129: the boat was attacked by a British B-24 Liberator bomber (224 Sqn RAF/T, pilot F/S J.S. Edwards). The aircraft (misidentified as a Lancaster) had to abandon its first attack as the depth charges failed to release. Flak damaged the the inner port engine and nose. U-594 dived and escaped unscathed after six depth charges overshot astern in a second attack. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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