Patrol info for U-589
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|9 Sep 1942||Narvik||14 Sep 1942||Lost||6 days|
KrvKpt. Hans-Joachim Horrer
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-589
We have 3 daily positions for the 6 days U-589 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-589 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
13 Sep 1942. U-589 rescued the crew of the Heinkel He111H-6 WNr 7567 (I./KG 26, 1H+NK) in the Greenland Sea about 100 miles south-west of Spitsbergen at 1715hrs. The airmen were all lost when the U-boat was sunk with all hands the next day while operating against the convoy PQ-18.
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Attacks on U-589 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-589 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).
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