U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Aug 1941Lorient14 Sep 1941Lorient40 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Heinrich Schuch

Oblt. Günther Dangschat

Ltn. Gerth Gemeiner

Ltn. Reimar Ziesmer
WO sea training

Siegfried Breinlinger
WO sea training

Georg von Bitter

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

We have daily positions for all 40 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-38 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Grönland (10 Aug 1941 - 27 Aug 1941)
   Markgraf (27 Aug 1941 - 3 Sep 1941)

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Aug 1941U-38Heinrich Schuch Longtaker1,700paA

1 ship sunk (1,700 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-38 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-38 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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