Patrol info for U-130
Date lookup for 12 Jan 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|27 Dec 1941||Lorient||25 Feb 1942||Lorient||61 days|
KrvKpt. Ernst Kals
Oblt. Hans Möglich
Ltn. Eberhard Zimmermann
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U-130's position on 12 Jan 1942
Ships hit by U-130 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-130 during this patrol
12 Jan 1942
16.28 hrs, Cabot Strait, between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada: the surfaced boat was attacked by a Canadian aircraft dropping two 250lb depth charges. Luckily for U-130, the green aircrew botched the attack and the boat escaped unharmed. (Sources: KTB U-130)
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