U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-96

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
31 Jan 1942St. Nazaire23 Mar 1942St. Nazaire52 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock

Oblt. Robert Kindelbacher

Ltn. Werner Herrmann

Alfred Radermacher
WO sea training

Hans-Heinrich Haß

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

We have daily positions for all 52 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-96 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Empire Seal7,965brA
20 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Lake Osweya2,398amB
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Torungen1,948nwC
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Kars (t.)8,888brD
9 Mar 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Tyr4,265nwE

5 ships sunk (25,464 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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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