U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-4

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Mar 1940Kiel29 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Peter Hinsch

Ltn. Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

Patrol description

Ordered to hunt for enemy submarines off Southern Norway. Only own U-boats sighted.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-4

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Departure from Kiel on 16 Mar 1940.

Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 17 Mar 1940.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 18 Mar 1940.
19 Mar 1940 - 20 Mar 1940 - 21 Mar 1940 - 22 Mar 1940 - 23 Mar 1940 - 24 Mar 1940 - 25 Mar 1940 - 26 Mar 1940 - 27 Mar 1940 - 28 Mar 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 29 Mar 1940.

Ships hit by U-4 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-4 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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