Patrol info for UA
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|25 Feb 1941||Kiel||18 Mar 1941||Lorient||22 days|
KrvKpt. Hans Eckermann
Oblt. Kurt Baberg
Oblt. Rolf-Birger Wahlen
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of UA
We have 20 daily positions for the 22 days UA was at sea.
Departure from Kiel on 25 Feb 1941.
26 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941 - 1 Mar 1941 - 2 Mar 1941 - 3 Mar 1941 - 4 Mar 1941 - 5 Mar 1941 - 6 Mar 1941 - 7 Mar 1941 - 8 Mar 1941 - 9 Mar 1941 - 10 Mar 1941 - 11 Mar 1941 - 12 Mar 1941 - 13 Mar 1941 - 14 Mar 1941 - 15 Mar 1941 - 16 Mar 1941 - 17 Mar 1941 -
Arrival at Lorient on 18 Mar 1941.
Ships hit by UA during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
We have no events listed for this patrol.
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Attacks on UA during this patrol
8 Mar 1941
For many years was it believed that the British destroyer HMS Wolverine sank U-47 on 8 March 1941 after a series of depth charges attacks, but the target was actually Eckermann's U-A, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1991-06-01, FDS/NHB)
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.