U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-32

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven22 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven26 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Paul Büchel

Oblt. Hans Jenisch

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-32

We have 25 daily positions for the 26 days U-32 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-32 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
31 Dec 1939U-32Paul Büchel Luna959nwA

1 ship sunk (959 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


7 Jan 1940. U-32 laid eight mines off the Firth of Clyde. No results.

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Attacks on U-32 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-32 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-32 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

7 Jan 194001h3202h32AM 6518Ailsa Craig8 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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