U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-61

Date lookup for 11 Dec 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven18 Dec 1939Kiel12 days


Officers *

Oblt. J├╝rgen Oesten

U-61's position on 11 Dec 1939

Ships hit by U-61 on this date

General Events during this patrol


11 Dec 1939. U-61 was unable to lay mines in the Firth of Forth as planned due to the presence of numerous enemy escorts.

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