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Patrol info for U-138

Date lookup for 21 Sep 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Sep 1940Kiel26 Sep 1940Lorient17 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth

Ltn. Franz Gramitzky

Theodor Petersen

Karl-Heinz Laudahn
WO and Cdr training

Oblt. Werner Pfeifer

Patrol description

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U-138's position on 21 Sep 1940


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Ships hit by U-138 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Sep 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth Empire Adventure5,145brOB-216

1 ship sunk (5,145 tons).

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