Patrol info for U-96
Date lookup for 28 Apr 1941
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|12 Apr 1941||St. Nazaire||22 May 1941||St. Nazaire||41 days|
Kptlt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock
Oblt. Alfred Schlieper
Ltn. Hardo Rodler von Roithberg
U-96's position on 28 Apr 1941
Ships hit by U-96 on this date
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|28 Apr 1941||U-96||Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock||Oilfield||8,516||br||HX-121||A|
|28 Apr 1941||U-96||Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock||Port Hardy||8,897||br||HX-121||B|
|28 Apr 1941||U-96||Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock||Caledonia||9,892||nw||HX-121||C|
3 ships sunk (27,305 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-96 during this patrol
28 Apr 1941
On 28 Apr 1941 southeast of Iceland, in position 60.04N, 15.45W, the British corvette HMS Gladiolus depth charged a German U-boat. This was for some time thought to have sunk U-65, but the target was actually U-96, which escaped unscathed.
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