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Patrol info for U-61

Date lookup for 16 Jul 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jul 1940Bergen25 Jul 1940Kiel20 days


Officers *

Oblt. Jürgen Oesten

Ltn. Kurt Makowski

U-61's position on 16 Jul 1940

Ships hit by U-61 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Jul 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten Scottish Minstrel6,998brHX-55A

1 ship sunk (6,998 tons).

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