U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-24

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Oct 1939Wilhelmshaven29 Oct 1939Wilhelmshaven7 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Harald Jeppener-Haltenhoff

Patrol description

Minelaying patrol off Seaham.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-24

We have 6 daily positions for the 7 days U-24 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 23 Oct 1939.
24 Oct 1939 - 25 Oct 1939 - 26 Oct 1939 - 27 Oct 1939 - 28 Oct 1939 - 29 Oct 1939 -

Ships hit by U-24 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Nov 1939U-24Harald Jeppener-Haltenhoff Carmarthen Coast [Mine]961brA

1 ship sunk (961 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


26 Oct 1939. U-24 laid nine mines in Hartlepool Bay on the NE coast of England, one of which sank a ship on 9 November.

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Attacks on U-24 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-24 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-24 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

26 Oct 193915h0715h32AN 5496Seaham9 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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