U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-44

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven9 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ludwig Mathes

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-44

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-44 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Fagerheim1,590nwA
15 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Arendskerk7,906nlB
16 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Panachrandos4,661grC
18 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Canadian Reefer1,831daD
20 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Ekatontarchos Dracoulis5,329grE
24 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Alsacien3,819fr56-KSF
25 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Tourny2,769fr56-KSG
28 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Flora2,980grH

8 ships sunk (30,885 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-44 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-44 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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