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Patrol info for U-96


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jan 1941Lorient28 Feb 1941St. Nazaire30 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock
1WO

Oblt. Horst Hamm
2WO

Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Hellriegel
2WO

Ltn. Hardo Rodler von Roithberg
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Hans-Heinz Linder
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Wilhelm Dommes
ObStrm

Alfred Radermacher

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-96 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net


Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-96

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We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-96 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
13 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Clea7,987brHX-106
13 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Arthur F. Corwin10,516brHX-106
18 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Black Osprey5,589brHX-107
22 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Scottish Standard6,999brOB-287
23 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Anglo-Peruvian5,457brOB-288
24 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Linaria3,385brOB-288
24 Feb 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Sirikishna5,458brOB-288
 45,391

7 ships sunk (45,391 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-96 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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