U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1940Wilhelmshaven2 Jul 1940Wilhelmshaven27 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Heinrich Liebe
1WO

Oblt. Heinrich Ratsch

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-38

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We have daily positions for all 27 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-38 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Prien (12 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1940)

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
14 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Mount Myrto5,403gr
15 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Italia9,973nwHX-47
15 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Erik Boye2,238caHX-47
20 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Tilia Gorthon1,776sw
21 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Luxembourg5,809be
22 Jun 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Neion5,154gr
 30,353

6 ships sunk (30,353 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

1940

12 Jun 1940. U-38 landed two agents in Ireland.

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Attacks on U-38 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-38 during this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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