U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-99

Date lookup for 2 Dec 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Nov 1940Lorient12 Dec 1940Lorient16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten

Oblt. Horst Elfe

Kptlt. Dietrich Lohmann

U-99's position on 2 Dec 1940


Daily position of the U-boat.

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Ships hit by U-99 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer HMS Forfar (F 30)16,402brHX-90
2 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Samnanger4,276nwOB-251

2 ships sunk (20,678 tons).

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