U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-99

Date lookup for 4 Nov 1940


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Oct 1940Lorient8 Nov 1940Lost10 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
1WO

Oblt. Klaus Bargsten
2WO

Oblt. Horst Elfe

U-99's position on 4 Nov 1940

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Ships hit by U-99 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
4 Nov 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer HMS Patroclus11,314br
 11,314

1 ship sunk (11,314 tons).

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