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Patrol info for U-42

Date lookup for 13 Oct 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
2 Oct 1939Wilhelmshaven13 Oct 1939Lost12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Rolf Dau

U-42's position on 13 Oct 1939

Ships hit by U-42 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
13 Oct 1939U-42Rolf Dau Stonepool (d.)4,803brOB-17A

1 ship damaged (4,803 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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Attacks on U-42 during this patrol

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