U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-79

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Jun 1941Kiel5 Jul 1941Lorient31 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wolfgang Kaufmann

Oblt. Wilhelm von Mässenhausen
WO training

Hans-Erich Kummetz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-79

We have daily positions for all 31 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-79 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Jun 1941U-79Wolfgang Kaufmann Havtor1,524nwA
27 Jun 1941U-79Wolfgang Kaufmann Tibia (d.)10,356nlHX-133B

1 ship sunk (1,524 tons) and 1 ship damaged (10,356 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-79 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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