U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-30

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Jun 1940Wilhelmshaven7 Jul 1940Lorient30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Fritz-Julius Lemp

Oblt. Eberhard Greger

Ltn. Friedrich Bothe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-30

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-30 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Prien (15 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1940)

Ships hit by U-30 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
20 Jun 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Otterpool4,876brHG-34FA
22 Jun 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Randsfjord3,999nwHX-49B
28 Jun 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Llanarth5,053brC
1 Jul 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Beignon5,218brSL-36D
6 Jul 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Angele Mabro3,154agE

5 ships sunk (22,300 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


7 Jul 1940. This boat was the first U-boat to make use of the newly captured French bases when she arrived at Lorient on 7 July 1940.

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Attacks on U-30 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-30 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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