U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-59

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven8 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven11 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Harald Jürst

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

We have 9 daily positions for the 11 days U-59 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 29 Jan 1940.
30 Jan 1940 - 31 Jan 1940 - 1 Feb 1940 - 2 Feb 1940 - 3 Feb 1940 - 4 Feb 1940 - 5 Feb 1940 - 6 Feb 1940 - 7 Feb 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 8 Feb 1940.

Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
1 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Ellen M.498brA
2 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Creofield838brB
2 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Portelet1,064brC

3 ships sunk (2,400 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

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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