U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-591

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Jan 1942Kiel20 Feb 1942Bergen37 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-J├╝rgen Zetzsche

Ltn. Wolfgang Ley

Joachim Sauerbier

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-591

We have 36 daily positions for the 37 days U-591 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-591 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Schlei (21 Jan 1942 - 12 Feb 1942)

Ships hit by U-591 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-591 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

29 Jan 1942
A lookout broke his arm in rough seas west of Bantry Bay, Ireland.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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