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Patrol info for U-138

Date lookup for 26 Sep 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Sep 1940Kiel26 Sep 1940Lorient17 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth

Ltn. Franz Gramitzky

Theodor Petersen

Karl-Heinz Laudahn
WO and Cdr training

Oblt. Werner Pfeifer

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-138 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

U-138's position on 26 Sep 1940

Ships hit by U-138 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-138 during this patrol

26 Sep 1940
A few hours before reaching base at Lorient, U-138 encountered the British submarine HMS Tribune which fired four torpedoes at her. None hit the U-boat, which docked shortly afterwards.

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