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Patrol info for U-96


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Dec 1940Kiel29 Dec 1940Lorient26 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock
1WO

Oblt. Horst Hamm
2WO

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Hellriegel
2WO

Ltn. Hardo Rodler von Roithberg
ObStrm

Alfred Radermacher

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-96


We have daily positions for all 26 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-96 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Rotorua10,890brHX-92A
11 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Towa5,419nlHX-92B
12 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Stureholm4,575swHX-92C
12 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Macedonier5,227beHX-92D
14 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Western Prince10,926brE
14 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Empire Razorbill (d.)5,118brOB-257F
18 Dec 1940U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Pendrecht (d.)10,746nlOB-259G
 52,901

5 ships sunk (37,037 tons) and 2 ships damaged (15,864 tons).

Legend
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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-96 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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