U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Aug 1940Wilhelmshaven3 Sep 1940Lorient34 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Liebe

Oblt. Heinrich Ratsch

Oblt. J├╝rgen von Rosenstiel

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

We have daily positions for all 34 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 Aug 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Mohamed Ali El-Kebir7,527brA
11 Aug 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Llanfair4,966brSL-41B
31 Aug 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Har Zion2,508brOB-205C

3 ships sunk (15,001 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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