U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-130

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Oct 1942Lorient30 Dec 1942Lorient63 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Ernst Kals

Kptlt. G√ľnther Zedelius

Oblt. Siegfried Kietz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-130

We have daily positions for all 63 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-130 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Schlagetot (9 Nov 1942 - 21 Nov 1942)
   Westwall (21 Nov 1942 - 16 Dec 1942)

Ships hit by U-130 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 Nov 1942U-130Ernst Kals USS Edward Rutledge (AP 52)9,360amUGF-1A
12 Nov 1942U-130Ernst Kals USS Hugh L. Scott (AP 43)12,479amUGF-1B
12 Nov 1942U-130Ernst Kals USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP 42)12,568amUGF-1C

3 ships sunk (34,407 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


19 Nov 1942. U-130 was damaged by very heavy weather mid Atlantic.

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Attacks on U-130 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-130 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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