Patrol info for U-30
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|11 Mar 1940||Wilhelmshaven||30 Mar 1940||Wilhelmshaven||20 days|
Kptlt. Fritz-Julius Lemp
Oblt. Eberhard Greger
Ltn. Friedrich Bothe
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-30
We have daily positions for all 20 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 11 Mar 1940.
12 Mar 1940 - 13 Mar 1940 - 14 Mar 1940 - 15 Mar 1940 - 16 Mar 1940 - 17 Mar 1940 - 18 Mar 1940 - 19 Mar 1940 - 20 Mar 1940 - 21 Mar 1940 - 22 Mar 1940 - 23 Mar 1940 - 24 Mar 1940 - 25 Mar 1940 - 26 Mar 1940 - 27 Mar 1940 - 28 Mar 1940 - 29 Mar 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 30 Mar 1940.
Ships hit by U-30 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
13 Mar 1940. At 20.00 hrs, in AN 4965 (approx. 56°51N/03°48E), U-30 missed the British submarine HMS Truant after firing two torpedoes and hearing two end-of-run detonations.
29 Mar 1940. U-30 rescued all four crewmen of the drifting Dornier Do18G WNr V862 (2./KüFlGr 906, 8L+GK) in the North Sea about 40 miles south-west of Egersund, Norway at 0400hrs. The flying boat had made an emergency landing at sea due to engine trouble during a search and rescue mission the day before. Unable to take it in tow the U-boat scuttled the aircraft with gunfire.
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Attacks on U-30 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-30 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.