U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-578

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Feb 1942St. Nazaire25 Mar 1942St. Nazaire51 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Ernst-August Rehwinkel

Raimund Tiesler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-578


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We have daily positions for all 51 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-578 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel R.P. Resor7,451am
28 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel USS Jacob Jones (DD 130)1,090am
12 Mar 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel Ingerto3,089nwON-70

3 ships sunk (11,630 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-578 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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