Patrol info for U-129
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|27 Sep 1941||Lorient||8 Oct 1941||Lorient||12 days|
Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen
Oblt. Siegfried Lüdden
Oblt. Werner Pietzsch
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-129
We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.
Departure from Lorient on 27 Sep 1941.
28 Sep 1941 - 29 Sep 1941 - 30 Sep 1941 - 1 Oct 1941 - 2 Oct 1941 - 3 Oct 1941 - 4 Oct 1941 - 5 Oct 1941 - 6 Oct 1941 - 7 Oct 1941 -
Arrival at Lorient on 8 Oct 1941.
Ships hit by U-129 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
3 Oct 1941. U-129 was accompanying the German support ship Kota Pinang when the latter was sunk by the British cruiser HMS Kenya. The U-boat took 119 (!) survivors aboard and handed them over to Spanish custody three days later.
6 Oct 1941. U-129 transferred the 119 survivors from the sinking of the Kota Pinang to a Spanish tug off Finisterre.
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Attacks on U-129 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-129 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.