U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-59

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Aug 1940Bergen19 Aug 1940Lorient12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Matz

Wilhelm Eisele

Ltn. Heinrich Hasenschar

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

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Aug 1940U-59Joachim Matz Betty2,339brA

1 ship sunk (2,339 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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