U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-99

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Sep 1940Lorient25 Sep 1940Lorient22 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten

Ltn. Horst Elfe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-99

We have daily positions for all 22 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-99 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Albionic2,468brA
15 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Kenordoc1,780caSC-3B
16 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Lotos1,327nwSC-3C
17 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Crown Arun2,372brHX-71D
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Invershannon9,154brHX-72E
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Baron Blythswood3,668brHX-72F
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Elmbank5,156brHX-72G

7 ships sunk (25,925 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-99 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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