U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-591

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Jun 1943St. Nazaire30 Jul 1943Lost35 days


Officers *

Oblt. Reimar Ziesmer

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

We have 34 daily positions for the 35 days U-591 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-591 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-591 during this patrol

23 Jul 1943
U-591 was twice attacked by an American B-24 Liberator off Cape de Sao Roque, Brazil, but each time escaped by diving. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 370)

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