U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-94

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Apr 1941Lorient4 Jun 1941St. Nazaire37 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Kuppisch

Oblt. Max-Martin Teichert

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-94

We have daily positions for all 37 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-94 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (8 May 1941 - 29 May 1941)

Ships hit by U-94 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
7 May 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch Ixion10,263brOB-318A
7 May 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch Eastern Star5,658nwOB-318B
20 May 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch Norman Monarch4,718brHX-126C
20 May 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch John P. Pedersen6,128nwHX-126D

4 ships sunk (26,767 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-94 during this patrol

7 May 1941
After sinking two ships from convoy OB 318, escorts pounded the boat with depth charges for four hours, dropping 98 depth charges. The damage was repaired and U-94 continued on patrol, but was prevented from making further attacks on this convoy. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 278)

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