U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-22

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven25 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven18 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the Shetland and Orkney Islands. The boat participated in the operation Nordmark together with U-14, U-23, U-57, U-61 and U-63. The U-boats were placed off the British bases on the Shetland and Orkney Islands for reconnaissance during an unsuccessful sortie of the German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, the heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper and three destroyers against the British convoys between Norway and Britain between 18 and 20 February.

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

We have 16 daily positions for the 18 days U-22 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 8 Feb 1940.
9 Feb 1940 - 10 Feb 1940 - 11 Feb 1940 - 12 Feb 1940 - 13 Feb 1940 - 14 Feb 1940 - 15 Feb 1940 - 16 Feb 1940 - 17 Feb 1940 - 18 Feb 1940 - 19 Feb 1940 - 20 Feb 1940 - 21 Feb 1940 - 22 Feb 1940 - 23 Feb 1940 - 24 Feb 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 25 Feb 1940.

Ships hit by U-22 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-22 during this patrol

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