U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-13

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Dec 1939Kiel15 Dec 1939Kiel7 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinz Scheringer

Oblt. Heinrich Driver

Patrol description

Minelaying operation off Dundee.

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

We have 6 daily positions for the 7 days U-13 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 9 Dec 1939.
10 Dec 1939 - 11 Dec 1939 - 12 Dec 1939 - 13 Dec 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 14 Dec 1939.

Ships hit by U-13 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
6 Jan 1940U-13Heinz Scheringer City of Marseilles (d.) [Mine]8,317brA
6 Feb 1940U-13Heinz Scheringer Anu [Mine]1,421esB

1 ship sunk (1,421 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,317 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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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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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-13 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

12 Dec 193902h1602h56AN 0179Mouth of River Tay9 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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