U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-122

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 May 1940Kiel19 May 1940Trondheim4 days
21 May 1940Trondheim24 May 1940Wilhelmshaven4 days
24 May 1940Wilhelmshaven25 May 1940Kiel2 days
10 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans-G√ľnther Looff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-122

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

Departure from Kiel on 16 May 1940.
17 May 1940 - 18 May 1940 -
Arrival at Trondheim on 19 May 1940.

Departure from Trondheim on 21 May 1940.
22 May 1940 - 23 May 1940 -

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 24 May 1940.

Arrival at Kiel on 25 May 1940.

Ships hit by U-122 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


19 May 1940. On her first patrol in May 1940 U-122 transported material to Trondheim for the Norwegian campaign: one 8.8 cm anti-aircraft gun with ammunition, bombs, 90 cbm (some 750 barrels) aviation fuel and motor oil.

23 May 1940. On May 23, 1940 this boat encountered an enemy submarine in the North Atlantic, but neither boat attacked.

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Attacks on U-122 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-122 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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