U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Nov 1939Wilhelmshaven16 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven33 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Liebe

Oblt. Karl-Ernst Schroeter

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-38

We have daily positions for all 33 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Dec 1939U-38Heinrich Liebe Thomas Walton4,460brA
11 Dec 1939U-38Heinrich Liebe Garoufalia4,708grB
13 Dec 1939U-38Heinrich Liebe Deptford4,101brC

3 ships sunk (13,269 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-38 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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