U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-59

Date lookup for 5 Dec 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Nov 1939Kiel8 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven9 days


Officers *

Oblt. Harald J├╝rst

U-59's position on 5 Dec 1939

Ships hit by U-59 on this date

General Events during this patrol


5 Dec 1939. U-59 laid 9 mines near the Cockle lightship off Lowestoft, UK which later resulted in the sinking of two ships.

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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-59 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

5 Dec 193923h3523h46AN 7635Cockle LV, Great Yarmouth9 TMB

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