U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Dec 1940Lorient22 Jan 1941Lorient36 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Heinrich Liebe
1WO

Oblt. Jürgen von Rosenstiel
2WO

Ltn. Reimar Ziesmer
Cdr training

Kptlt. Karl-Friedrich Merten

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

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We have daily positions for all 36 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Dec 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Waiotira12,823br
31 Dec 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Valparaiso3,760swHX-97
 16,583

2 ships sunk (16,583 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-38 during this patrol

2 Jan 1941
The boat was attacked by an escort with depth charges and suffered slight damage.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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