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Patrol info for U-7

Date lookup for 3 Apr 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven21 Apr 1940Kiel19 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl Schrott

Oblt. Herbert Opitz

Oblt. Wolfgang Kaufmann

Patrol description

Formed U-boat group 9 (Shetland-Orkney) together with U-10 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. On 14 April, the boat resupplied from the depot ship Carl Peters in Bergen, Norway.

U-7's position on 3 Apr 1940

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