Patrol info for U-7
Date lookup for 11 Apr 1940
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|3 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||21 Apr 1940||Kiel||19 days|
Kptlt. Karl Schrott
Oblt. Herbert Opitz
Oblt. Wolfgang Kaufmann
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 11 Apr 1940
Ships hit by U-7 on this date
General Events during this patrol
11 Apr 1940. U-7 put ashore a landing party to occupy the Marstein lighthouse in Norway.
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Attacks on U-7 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.