Patrol info for U-593
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|2 Nov 1942||La Spezia||16 Nov 1942||La Spezia||15 days|
Kptlt. Gerd Kelbling
Ltn. Hubertus Korndörfer
Ltn. Max Dobbert
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-593
We have daily positions for all 15 days on this patrol.
Departure from La Spezia on 2 Nov 1942.
3 Nov 1942 - 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 - 15 Nov 1942 -
Arrival at La Spezia on 16 Nov 1942.
Ships hit by U-593 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-593 during this patrol
12 Nov 1942
The boat sank the British freighter Browning and was hunted for 16 hours by Allied escorts for her efforts. She nonetheless escaped. (Clay Blair lists this in his book as due to U-595, but U-593 was responsible). (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 99)
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