U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-59

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven19 Dec 1939Kiel6 days


Officers *

Oblt. Harald Jürst

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-59

We have daily positions for all 6 days on this patrol.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 14 Dec 1939.
15 Dec 1939 - 16 Dec 1939 - 17 Dec 1939 - 18 Dec 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 19 Dec 1939.

Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Dec 1939U-59Harald Jürst Lister1,366swA
16 Dec 1939U-59Harald Jürst Glitrefjell1,568nwB
17 Dec 1939U-59Harald Jürst Bogø1,214daC
17 Dec 1939U-59Harald Jürst Jaegersborg1,245daD

4 ships sunk (5,393 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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