U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-22

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Dec 1939Kiel24 Dec 1939Kiel12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

Oblt. Karl-Otto Schultz

Patrol description

Mine laying operation off Blyth.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-22

We have 4 daily positions for the 12 days U-22 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 13 Dec 1939.
14 Dec 1939 - 15 Dec 1939 - 16 Dec 1939 - 17 Dec 1939 - 18 Dec 1939 - 19 Dec 1939 - 20 Dec 1939 - 21 Dec 1939 - 22 Dec 1939 - 23 Dec 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 24 Dec 1939.

Ships hit by U-22 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
20 Dec 1939U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch Mars [Mine]1,877swA
23 Dec 1939U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch HMS Dolphin [Mine]3,099brB
25 Dec 1939U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch HMS Loch Doon (FY 127) [Mine]534brC
28 Dec 1939U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch Hanne [Mine]1,080daD
21 Jan 1940U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch Ferryhill [Mine]1,086brE
28 Jan 1940U-22Karl-Heinrich Jenisch Eston [Mine]1,487brFN-81F

6 ships sunk (9,163 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-22 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-22 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-22 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

20 Dec 193902h0702h50AN 5461St. Marys LV, Blyth9 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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