U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-29

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 May 1940Wilhelmshaven11 Jul 1940Wilhelmshaven46 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Schuhart

Oblt. Georg Lassen

Ltn. Ludwig Forster

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-29

We have daily positions for all 46 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-29 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rösing (12 Jun 1940 - 15 Jun 1940)

Ships hit by U-29 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
26 Jun 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Dimitris5,254grA
1 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Adamastos7,466grB
2 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Santa Margarita4,919paC
2 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Athellaird8,999brOB-176D

4 ships sunk (26,638 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


20 Jun 1940. U-29 refuelled from the German supply ship Bessel at Vigo, Spain.

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Attacks on U-29 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-29 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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