U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-79

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Nov 1941Salamis8 Dec 1941Salamis10 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wolfgang Kaufmann

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

We have daily positions for all 10 days on this patrol.

Departure from Salamis on 29 Nov 1941.
30 Nov 1941 - 1 Dec 1941 - 2 Dec 1941 - 3 Dec 1941 - 4 Dec 1941 - 5 Dec 1941 - 6 Dec 1941 - 7 Dec 1941 -
Arrival at Salamis on 8 Dec 1941.

Ships hit by U-79 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


6 Dec 1941. U-79 missed the British battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth with a spread of four torpedoes, and returned to base with no results to show for any of the eleven torpedoes fired during the patrol.

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Attacks on U-79 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-79 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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