U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-45


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Oct 1939Kiel14 Oct 1939Lost6 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Alexander Gelhaar

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-45

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Departure from Kiel on 9 Oct 1939.
10 Oct 1939 - 11 Oct 1939 - 12 Oct 1939 - 13 Oct 1939 -
Sunk on 14 Oct 1939.

Ships hit by U-45 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Oct 1939U-45Alexander Gelhaar Lochavon9,205brKJF-3A
14 Oct 1939U-45Alexander Gelhaar Bretagne10,108frKJF-3B
 19,313

2 ships sunk (19,313 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-45 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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