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Patrol info for U-59

Date lookup for 31 Aug 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Aug 1940Lorient3 Sep 1940Lorient9 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Matz

Wilhelm Eisele

Ltn. Heinrich Hasenschar

U-59's position on 31 Aug 1940

Ships hit by U-59 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
31 Aug 1940U-59Joachim Matz Bibury4,616brOB-205A

1 ship sunk (4,616 tons).

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