U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-32


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Oct 1940Lorient30 Oct 1940Lost7 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Hans Jenisch

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

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Departure from Lorient on 24 Oct 1940.
25 Oct 1940 - 26 Oct 1940 - 27 Oct 1940 - 28 Oct 1940 - 29 Oct 1940 -
Sunk on 30 Oct 1940.

Ships hit by U-32 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Oct 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Empress of Britain42,348brA
 42,348

1 ship sunk (42,348 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

1940

28 Oct 1940. U-32 sank the largest ship to fall victim to U-boats, the 42,350 ton liner Empress of Britain on 28 Oct. 1940, 2 days before being sunk herself.

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Attacks on U-32 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-32 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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