U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-12

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven8 Oct 1939Lost16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Dietrich von der Ropp

Patrol description

Ordered to operate in the English Channel against the cross-channel troop transports from Britain to France, but the boat was probably lost on a mine in the Strait of Dover.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-12

We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-12 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-12 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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