U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-21

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven5 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Fritz Frauenheim

Oblt. Robert Bartels

Patrol description

Ordered to observe the shipping off the Dutch coast. The boat was recalled shortly after the declaration of war on 3 September.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-21

We have 3 daily positions for the 12 days U-21 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 25 Aug 1939.
26 Aug 1939 - 27 Aug 1939 - 28 Aug 1939 - 29 Aug 1939 - 30 Aug 1939 - 31 Aug 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 - 2 Sep 1939 - 3 Sep 1939 - 4 Sep 1939 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 5 Sep 1939.

Ships hit by U-21 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-21 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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