U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-6

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven19 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven16 days


Officers *

Oblt. Adalbert Schnee

Ltn. G√ľnter Gretschel

Patrol description

Formed U-boat group 8 (Lindesnes) together with U-2, U-3 and U-5 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. From 10 to 17 April, the boat unsuccessfully patrolled off Lister, Norway.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-6

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Ships hit by U-6 during this patrol

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Attacks on U-6 during this patrol

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