U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-129

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Sep 1942Lorient6 Jan 1943Lorient101 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Ludwig Witt

Oblt. Joachim Zaubitzer

Ltn. Hans-Werner Offermann

Oblt. Leonhard Klingspor

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-129

We have daily positions for all 101 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-129 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Oct 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Trafalgar5,542nwA
23 Oct 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Reuben Tipton6,829amB
30 Oct 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt West Kebar5,620amC
5 Nov 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Meton7,027amTAG-18D
5 Nov 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Astrell7,595nwTAG-18E

5 ships sunk (32,613 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-129 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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