Patrol info for U-15
Date lookup for 31 Aug 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|31 Aug 1939||Wilhelmshaven||8 Sep 1939||Lost||9 days|
Kptlt. Heinz Buchholz
Second part of the first war patrol - a mine laying operation off Flamborough Head.
Ordered to observe the shipping in the southern North Sea, but was recalled on 29 August to prepare the boat for a mine laying operation.
U-15's position on 31 Aug 1939
Ships hit by U-15 on this date
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General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-15 during this patrol
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-15 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|5 Sep 1939||11h40||12h18||AN 5856||Flamborough Head||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.