U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-27


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven20 Sep 1939Lost29 days

Commander

Officers *


Johannes Franz

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic west of Ireland.


Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-27


We have 4 daily positions for the 29 days U-27 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 23 Aug 1939.
24 Aug 1939 - 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 - 5 Sep 1939 - 6 Sep 1939 - 7 Sep 1939 - 8 Sep 1939 - 9 Sep 1939 - 10 Sep 1939 - 11 Sep 1939 - 12 Sep 1939 - 13 Sep 1939 - 14 Sep 1939 - 15 Sep 1939 - 16 Sep 1939 - 17 Sep 1939 - 18 Sep 1939 - 19 Sep 1939 -
Sunk on 20 Sep 1939.

Ships hit by U-27 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
13 Sep 1939U-27Johannes Franz Davara291brA
16 Sep 1939U-27Johannes Franz Rudyard Kipling333brB
 624

2 ships sunk (624 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-27 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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