U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-32

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Sep 1940Lorient6 Oct 1940Lorient19 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans Jenisch

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


means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have daily positions for all 19 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-32 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Collegian (d.)7,886brHX-72
25 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Mabriton6,694brOB-216
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Corrientes (d.)6,863brOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Tancred6,094nwOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Darcoila4,084brOB-217
28 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Empire Ocelot5,759brOB-218
29 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Bassa5,267brOB-218
30 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Haulerwijk3,278nlOB-219
2 Oct 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Kayeson4,606br

7 ships sunk (35,782 tons) and 2 ships damaged (14,749 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol


2 Oct 1940. After attacking the British steamer Kayeson, the submerged U-32 collided with the ship and sustained damage to her bow.

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Attacks on U-32 during this patrol

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

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