U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-130


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Jul 1942Lorient12 Sep 1942Lorient71 days

Commander

Officers *


KrvKpt. Ernst Kals
1WO

Kptlt. Wolfgang Ketelsen
2WO

Oblt. Siegfried Kietz
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Helmut Ellmenreich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-130

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We have daily positions for all 71 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-130 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Jul 1942U-130Ernst Kals Tankexpress10,095nw
27 Jul 1942U-130Ernst Kals Elmwood7,167br
30 Jul 1942U-130Ernst Kals Danmark8,391br
9 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Malmanger7,078nwE-5
11 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Mirlo7,455nwE-6
25 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Viking Star6,445br
26 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Beechwood4,897br
 51,528

7 ships sunk (51,528 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-130 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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