Patrol info for U-56
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|27 Dec 1939||Kiel||11 Jan 1940||Kiel||16 days|
Kptlt. Wilhelm Zahn
Oblt. Herwig Collmann
|ObStrm / WO
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-56
We have 15 daily positions for the 16 days U-56 was at sea.
Departure from Kiel on 27 Dec 1939.
28 Dec 1939 - 29 Dec 1939 - 30 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1939 - 1 Jan 1940 - 2 Jan 1940 - 3 Jan 1940 - 4 Jan 1940 - 5 Jan 1940 - 6 Jan 1940 - 7 Jan 1940 - 8 Jan 1940 - 9 Jan 1940 - 10 Jan 1940 -
Arrival at Kiel on 11 Jan 1940.
Ships hit by U-56 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-56 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-56 duing this patrol.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-56 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|8 Jan 1940||22h15||22h33||AN 7636||Smiths LV, Cross Sand||7 TMC|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.