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Patrol info for U-37

Date lookup for 8 Feb 1941


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jan 1941Lorient18 Feb 1941Lorient20 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen
1WO

Oblt. Ulrich Folkers
1WO

Oblt. Hans-G√ľnther Kuhlmann
2WO

Ltn. Hans-Achim von Rosenberg-Gruszczynski

U-37's position on 8 Feb 1941

Ships hit by U-37 on this date

General Events during this patrol

1941

8 Feb 1941. U-37 located convoy HG 53 late on 8 Feb 1941. She opened attack on the 9th and sank three ships over the next two days, also calling in Fw Condor aircraft from 2/KG 40 which sank another five ships on the 9th. The heavy cruiser Hipper was also vectored to the position, but by the time she arrived on the 11th there only remained a solitary straggler for her to sink.

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Attacks on U-37 during this patrol

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