Patrol info for U-596
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|28 Sep 1943||Salamis||10 Oct 1943||Pola||13 days|
Oblt. Victor-Wilhelm Nonn
Ltn. Hans-Georg Müller
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-596
We have daily positions for all 13 days on this patrol.
Departure from Salamis on 28 Sep 1943.
29 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943 - 1 Oct 1943 - 2 Oct 1943 - 3 Oct 1943 - 4 Oct 1943 - 5 Oct 1943 - 6 Oct 1943 - 7 Oct 1943 - 8 Oct 1943 - 9 Oct 1943 -
Arrival at Pola on 10 Oct 1943.
Ships hit by U-596 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-596 during this patrol
4 Oct 1943
14.17 hrs, approx. 75 miles west of Derna, Libya: the submerged boat was located by HMS Gloxinia following a successful attack on convoy XT 4. The corvette carried out four depth charge runs before losing contact. U-596 was damaged but managed to escape the A/S sweep of the area after she surfaced during the night without being detected. (Sources: ADM 199/773)
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