Patrol info for U-7
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|3 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||21 Apr 1940||Kiel||19 days|
Kptlt. Karl Schrott
Oblt. Herbert Opitz
Oblt. Wolfgang Kaufmann
Formed U-boat group 9 (Shetland-Orkney) together with U-10 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. On 14 April, the boat resupplied from the depot ship Carl Peters in Bergen, Norway.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-7
We have daily positions for all 19 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 3 Apr 1940.
4 Apr 1940 - 5 Apr 1940 - 6 Apr 1940 - 7 Apr 1940 - 8 Apr 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 - 10 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940 - 12 Apr 1940 - 13 Apr 1940 - 14 Apr 1940 - 15 Apr 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 - 17 Apr 1940 - 18 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1940 - 20 Apr 1940 -
Arrival at Kiel on 21 Apr 1940.
Ships hit by U-7 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
11 Apr 1940. U-7 put ashore a landing party to occupy the Marstein lighthouse in Norway.
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Attacks on U-7 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-7 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.