WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-593

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 May 1942Gerd Kelbling Stavros (d.)4,853gr
25 May 1942Gerd Kelbling Persephone (t.)8,426pa
5 Aug 1942Gerd Kelbling Spar3,616nlSC-94
12 Nov 1942Gerd Kelbling Browning5,332brKMS-2
18 Mar 1943Gerd Kelbling Dafila1,940br
18 Mar 1943Gerd Kelbling Kaying2,626br
27 Mar 1943Gerd Kelbling City of Guildford5,157brXT-7
11 Apr 1943Gerd Kelbling Runo1,858br
22 Jun 1943Gerd Kelbling USS LST-333 (t.)1,625amElastic
22 Jun 1943Gerd Kelbling USS LST-387 (d.)1,625amElastic
5 Jul 1943Gerd Kelbling Devis6,054brKMS-18B
5 Jul 1943Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1123 [Trans.]52brKMS-18B
5 Jul 1943Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1129 (d.) [Trans.]52brKMS-18B
21 Sep 1943Gerd Kelbling William W. Gerhard7,176amNSS-3
25 Sep 1943Gerd Kelbling USS Skill (AM 115)815am
3 Nov 1943Gerd Kelbling Mont Viso4,531frKMS-30
12 Dec 1943Gerd Kelbling HMS Tynedale (L 96)1,000brKMS-34
12 Dec 1943Gerd Kelbling HMS Holcombe (L 56)1,087brKMS-34

15 ships sunk (51,295 tons) and 3 ships damaged (6,530 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

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ship sunk or total loss (13). ship damaged (5).

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