U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-31

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Nov 1939Wilhelmshaven11 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Johannes Habekost

Oblt. Heinz-Otto Schultze

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-31

We have 21 daily positions for the 23 days U-31 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-31 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
1 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Arcturus1,277nwA
3 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Ove Toft2,135daB
4 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Gimle1,271nwC
4 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Primula1,024nwD
6 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Agu1,575esE
6 Dec 1939U-31Johannes Habekost Vinga1,974swF

6 ships sunk (9,256 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-31 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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