U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-13

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven3 Oct 1939Kiel23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl Daublebsky von Eichhain

Oblt. Heinrich Driver

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-13

We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-13 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


12 Sep 1939. U-13 rescued all four crewmen of the drifting Dornier Do18D-2 WNr 717 (2./KüFlGr 106, M2+EK) in the North Sea about 100 miles north-north-west of Terschelling at 2025hrs. Several towing attempts failed and the next morning the flying boat was taken in tow by the German seaplane tender Gunther Plüschow, but subsequently flooded and was scuttled at 1230hrs on 13 September.

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Attacks on U-13 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-13 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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