Patrol info for U-594
Date lookup for 28 May 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|23 May 1943||St. Nazaire||5 Jun 1943||Lost||14 days|
Kptlt. Friedrich Mumm
U-594's position on 28 May 1943
Ships hit by U-594 on this date
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Attacks on U-594 during this patrol
28 May 1943
15.30 hrs, Atlantic, W of Biscay, outbound: A British Halifax aircraft (502 Sqn RAF/H, pilot F/O A.J. Davey) located U-594 and exchanged gunfire: both claimed hits, but none were scored. U-594 then dived before the aircraft (misidentified as a Lancaster) could get into position for a bomb run, and the 600lb A/S bomb it subsequently dropped into the swirl exploded without result. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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