Patrol info for U-37
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|30 Jan 1941||Lorient||18 Feb 1941||Lorient||20 days|
Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen
Oblt. Hans-Günther Kuhlmann
Oblt. Ulrich Folkers
Ltn. Hans-Achim von Rosenberg-Gruszczynski
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-37
We have 16 daily positions for the 20 days U-37 was at sea.
Departure from Lorient on 30 Jan 1941.
31 Jan 1941 - 1 Feb 1941 - 2 Feb 1941 - 3 Feb 1941 - 4 Feb 1941 - 5 Feb 1941 - 6 Feb 1941 - 7 Feb 1941 - 8 Feb 1941 - 9 Feb 1941 - 10 Feb 1941 - 11 Feb 1941 - 12 Feb 1941 - 13 Feb 1941 - 14 Feb 1941 - 15 Feb 1941 - 16 Feb 1941 - 17 Feb 1941 -
Arrival at Lorient on 18 Feb 1941.
Ships hit by U-37 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|9 Feb 1941||U-37||Asmus Nicolai Clausen||Courland||1,325||br||HG-53||A|
|9 Feb 1941||U-37||Asmus Nicolai Clausen||Estrellano||1,983||br||HG-53||B|
|10 Feb 1941||U-37||Asmus Nicolai Clausen||Brandenburg||1,473||br||HG-53||C|
3 ships sunk (4,781 tons).
General Events during this patrol
8 Feb 1941. U-37 located convoy HG 53 late on 8 Feb 1941. She opened attack on the 9th and sank three ships over the next two days, also calling in Fw Condor aircraft from 2/KG 40 which sank another five ships on the 9th. The heavy cruiser Hipper was also vectored to the position, but by the time she arrived on the 11th there only remained a solitary straggler for her to sink.
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Attacks on U-37 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-37 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.