U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-33

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven28 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven41 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky

Oblt. Hans Heidtmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-33

We have daily positions for all 41 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-33 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Sep 1939U-33Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky Olivegrove4,060brA
16 Sep 1939U-33Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky Arkleside1,567brB
24 Sep 1939U-33Hans-Wilhelm von Dresky Caldew287brC

3 ships sunk (5,914 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-33 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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