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Patrol info for U-51

Date lookup for 15 Aug 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Aug 1940Kiel20 Aug 1940Lost12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Dietrich Knorr

U-51's position on 15 Aug 1940

Ships hit by U-51 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Aug 1940U-51Dietrich Knorr Sylvafield5,709brHX-62A

1 ship sunk (5,709 tons).

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