U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-17

Date lookup for 5 Mar 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven7 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Udo Behrens

Ltn. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann

Patrol description

Patrol in the southern North Sea off Cross Sand. The boat had to return early after firing all torpedoes in three attacks.

U-17's position on 5 Mar 1940

Ships hit by U-17 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Mar 1940U-17Udo Behrens Grutto920nlA

1 ship sunk (920 tons).

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