U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-69


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Feb 1941Kiel1 Mar 1941Lorient20 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Jost Metzler
1WO

Oblt. G√ľnther Heydemann
2WO

Hans-Botho Bade
WO sea training

Werner Klug

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-69


We have 17 daily positions for the 20 days U-69 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 10 Feb 1941.
11 Feb 1941 - 12 Feb 1941 - 13 Feb 1941 - 14 Feb 1941 - 15 Feb 1941 - 16 Feb 1941 - 17 Feb 1941 - 18 Feb 1941 - 19 Feb 1941 - 20 Feb 1941 - 21 Feb 1941 - 22 Feb 1941 - 23 Feb 1941 - 24 Feb 1941 - 25 Feb 1941 - 26 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941 -
Arrival at Lorient on 1 Mar 1941.

Ships hit by U-69 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Feb 1941U-69Jost Metzler Siamese Prince8,456brA
19 Feb 1941U-69Jost Metzler Empire Blanda5,693brHX-107B
23 Feb 1941U-69Jost Metzler Marslew4,542brOB-288C
 18,691

3 ships sunk (18,691 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-69 during this patrol

22 Feb 1941
The U-boat was depth-charged twice by a Sunderland flying boat. (Sources: Kenneth Wynn)

24 Feb 1941
After a night attack on convoy OB 288 one of the escorts hunted the boat for three hours, dropping 22 depth charges, but U-69 escaped undamaged. (Sources: Kenneth Wynn)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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