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Patrol info for U-595


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Oct 1942Brest14 Nov 1942Lost15 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. J├╝rgen Quaet-Faslem

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-595


We have 5 daily positions for the 15 days U-595 was at sea.

Departure from Brest on 31 Oct 1942.
1 Nov 1942 - 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 -
Sunk on 14 Nov 1942.

Ships hit by U-595 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-595 during this patrol

14 Nov 1942
The sinking of U-595
Two Hudson aircraft (608 Sqn RAF/C & D) began the attack by depth charging U-595. The boat dived but re-surfaced shortly afterwards, heavily damaged and unable to dive. Her commander decided to beach the boat on the Algerian coast. At this point Hudson aircraft F, L, K, W and X of 500 Squadron RAF also appeared and attacked the fleeing boat. Despite these odds the boat survived long enough to beach near Tenes, and the crew were saved. 608 Squadron RAF was given the credit for the U-boat's demise because they did the most damage. U-595's gunners put up a solid defence during the action, damaging Hudsons F, K and X. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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