Patrol info for U-596
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Nov 1942||St. Nazaire||15 Nov 1942||La Spezia||12 days|
Kptlt. Gunter Jahn
Ltn. Günther Heinrich
Ltn. Ernst Fischer
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-596
We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.
Departure from St. Nazaire on 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 -
Arrival at La Spezia on 15 Nov 1942.
Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
8 Nov 1942. U-596 met an enemy submarine, which fired two torpedoes. Both missed.
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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-596 duing this patrol.
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