U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-35


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven12 Oct 1939Wilhelmshaven34 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Werner Lott
ObStrm

Willi Dietrich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-35

Legend

means a ship hit (sunk or damaged). indicates an Allied attack on the boat.

The route is shown in a red line. You may have to zoom out to see all data.
In some cases missing data may make the route appear go overland which U-boats of course never did on patrols.
Left click to zoom-in and right-click to zoom out.


We have 8 daily positions for the 34 days U-35 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 9 Sep 1939.
10 Sep 1939 - 11 Sep 1939 - 12 Sep 1939 - 13 Sep 1939 - 14 Sep 1939 - 15 Sep 1939 - 16 Sep 1939 - 17 Sep 1939 - 18 Sep 1939 - 19 Sep 1939 - 20 Sep 1939 - 21 Sep 1939 - 22 Sep 1939 - 23 Sep 1939 - 24 Sep 1939 - 25 Sep 1939 - 26 Sep 1939 - 27 Sep 1939 - 28 Sep 1939 - 29 Sep 1939 - 30 Sep 1939 - 1 Oct 1939 - 2 Oct 1939 - 3 Oct 1939 - 4 Oct 1939 - 5 Oct 1939 - 6 Oct 1939 - 7 Oct 1939 - 8 Oct 1939 - 9 Oct 1939 - 10 Oct 1939 - 11 Oct 1939 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 12 Oct 1939.

Ships hit by U-35 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Sep 1939U-35Werner Lott Arlita326br
18 Sep 1939U-35Werner Lott Lord Minto295br
21 Sep 1939U-35Werner Lott Teakwood (d.)6,014brOA-7
1 Oct 1939U-35Werner Lott Suzon2,239be
3 Oct 1939U-35Werner Lott Diamantis4,990gr
 13,864

4 ships sunk (7,850 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,014 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

1939

3 Oct 1939. U-35 took aboard 28 survivors after sinking the Greek steam merchant Diamantis and landed them at Ventry, Ireland the day after.

Add more events! If you know of an interesting event either missing from this date or an upcoming event that you'd like to share please contact us. We continuously update these databases.

Attacks on U-35 during this patrol

9 Sep 1939
The British submarine HMS Ursula (Lt.Cdr. G.C. Philipps, RN) fired the first British submarine torpedoes of the war when attacking the German submarine U-35 about 23 nautical miles north of the island of Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands in position 53º52'N 06º05'E. (Sources: Dr. Jürgen Rohwer)

About this data
If you believe we have missed an attack on a German U-boat in this listing please let us know.


See all patrols for U-35


* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

Return to U-boat Patrols main page