U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-25


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven6 May 1940Wilhelmshaven34 days

Commander

Officers *


KrvKpt. Viktor Sch├╝tze
ObStrm

Paul Sander

Patrol description

Formed U-boat group 1 (Narvik) together with U-46, U-51, U-64 and U-65 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. On 13 and 14 April, the boat spotted the British battleship HMS Warspite three times during her attack on Narvik, but each time U-25 was not able to get in a good firing position. Later the boat operated off the Shetland Islands, but had to return to port due to engine and radio problems.


Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-25


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Ships hit by U-25 during this patrol

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Attacks on U-25 during this patrol

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