Patrol info for U-99
Date lookup for 31 Jul 1940
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|25 Jul 1940||Lorient||5 Aug 1940||Lorient||12 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten
Ltn. Horst Elfe
U-99's position on 31 Jul 1940
Ships hit by U-99 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-99 during this patrol
31 Jul 1940
Following a successful attack on convoy OB 191, escorts dropped 20 depth charges but U-99 escaped unscathed. In the evening the boat surfaced to attack the convoy again, but was twice forced to dive and bombed by a flying boat, again without being damaged. (Sources: Ritschel)
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