U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-51


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven22 Apr 1940Kiel43 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Dietrich Knorr

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-51

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We have daily positions for all 43 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-51 during this patrol

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General Events during this patrol

1940

19 Apr 1940. The boat attempted to torpedo the French light cruiser Emile Bertin in Norwegian waters, but missed.

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Attacks on U-51 during this patrol

21 Apr 1940
The U-51 was attacked by French submarine Orphée with two torpedoes, but both missed.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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