U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-59

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven7 May 1940Kiel38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Harald Jürst

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


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We have 36 daily positions for the 38 days U-59 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 Apr 1940U-59Harald Jürst Navarra2,118nw

1 ship sunk (2,118 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol

5 May 1940
The boat was attacked by a submarine in the North Sea and observed a torpedo track that passed about 100 m (109 yds) astern.

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