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Patrol info for U-129

Date lookup for 3 Oct 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Sep 1941Lorient8 Oct 1941Lorient12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen

Oblt. Siegfried L├╝dden

Oblt. Werner Pietzsch

Hans-Werner Offermann

Helmut Metz

U-129's position on 3 Oct 1941

Ships hit by U-129 on this date

General Events during this patrol


3 Oct 1941. U-129 was accompanying the German support ship Kota Pinang when the latter was sunk by the British cruiser HMS Kenya. The U-boat took 119 (!) survivors aboard and handed them over to Spanish custody three days later.

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