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Patrol info for U-34


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jul 1940Lorient3 Aug 1940Wilhelmshaven12 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Wilhelm Rollmann
1WO

Ltn. Wolfgang Borger

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-34

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We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Departure from Lorient on 23 Jul 1940.
24 Jul 1940 - 25 Jul 1940 - 26 Jul 1940 - 27 Jul 1940 - 28 Jul 1940 - 29 Jul 1940 - 30 Jul 1940 - 31 Jul 1940 - 1 Aug 1940 - 2 Aug 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 3 Aug 1940.

Ships hit by U-34 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Vinemoor4,359brOB-188
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Accra9,337brOB-188
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Sambre5,260brOB-188
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Thiara10,364brOB-188
1 Aug 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann HMS Spearfish (N 69)670br
 29,990

5 ships sunk (29,990 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

1940

2 Aug 1940. Dutch submarine O-22 (J.W. Ort) sighted U-34 in the North Sea SW of Norway at 07.50 hrs, (Rollmann), but was unable to get close enough to launch an attack.

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Attacks on U-34 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-34 during this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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