U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-258

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Mar 1943La Pallice20 May 1943Lost81 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm von Mässenhausen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-258

We have 56 daily positions for the 81 days U-258 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-258 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Adler (11 Apr 1943 - 13 Apr 1943)
   Meise (13 Apr 1943 - 27 Apr 1943)
   Star (27 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Inn (11 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-258 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Apr 1943U-258Wilhelm von Mässenhausen McKeesport6,198amONS-5A

1 ship sunk (6,198 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-258 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-258 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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