Patrol info for U-59
Date lookup for 5 Dec 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|30 Nov 1939||Kiel||8 Dec 1939||Wilhelmshaven||9 days|
Oblt. Harald Jürst
U-59's position on 5 Dec 1939
Ships hit by U-59 on this date
General Events during this patrol
5 Dec 1939. U-59 laid 9 mines near the Cockle lightship off Lowestoft, UK which later resulted in the sinking of two ships.
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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-59 on this date.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-59 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|5 Dec 1939||23h35||23h46||AN 7635||Cockle LV, Great Yarmouth||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.