U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-13

Date lookup for 12 Sep 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven3 Oct 1939Kiel23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl Daublebsky von Eichhain

Oblt. Heinrich Driver

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland.

U-13's position on 12 Sep 1939

Ships hit by U-13 on this date

General Events during this patrol


12 Sep 1939. U-13 rescued all four crewmen of the drifting Dornier Do18D-2 WNr 717 (2./KüFlGr 106, M2+EK) in the North Sea about 100 miles north-north-west of Terschelling at 2025hrs. Several towing attempts failed and the next morning the flying boat was taken in tow by the German seaplane tender Gunther Plüschow, but subsequently flooded and was scuttled at 1230hrs on 13 September.

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