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Patrol info for U-14

Date lookup for 25 Jan 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Jan 1940Helgoland26 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven7 days


Officers *

Oblt. Herbert Wohlfarth

Patrol description

Ordered to patrol in the southern North Sea. Ice delayed the transfer of the boat through the Kiel canal and it had to wait in Helgoland before it could begin the patrol.

Patrol in the southern North Sea. On 25 January, the boat had to abort the patrol after its periscope was damaged in a collision with Biarritz.

U-14's position on 25 Jan 1940

Ships hit by U-14 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Jan 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Biarritz1,752nwA

1 ship sunk (1,752 tons).

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