Patrol info for U-30
Date lookup for 14 Sep 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 Aug 1939||Wilhelmshaven||27 Sep 1939||Wilhelmshaven||37 days|
Oblt. Fritz-Julius Lemp
Oblt. Hans-Peter Hinsch
Ltn. Friedrich Bothe
U-30's position on 14 Sep 1939
Ships hit by U-30 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-30 during this patrol
14 Sep 1939
After stopping the British freighter Fanad Head, the boat was attacked by three British Blackburn Skua aircraft (803 Sqn FAA) from HMS Ark Royal, two of which were destroyed by the explosions of their own bombs. Three U-boat crew were wounded by shrapnel and two British airmen captured.
14 Sep 1939
After sinking the British freighter Fanad Head, the boat was bombed by six Swordfish (810 and 821 Sqn FAA) from HMS Ark Royal and depth charged by HMS Bedouin and HMS Punjabi for four hours before managing to escape.
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