U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-37

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven18 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven20 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Werner Hartmann

Oblt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen

Ltn. Hans-G√ľnther Kuhlmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-37

We have 19 daily positions for the 20 days U-37 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-37 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Sveaborg9,076swA
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Tosca5,128nwB
12 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Stancliffe4,511brC

3 ships sunk (18,715 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


4 Apr 1940. U-37 was supplied with fuel and oil in the North Atlantic by the German raider Ship 16 (Atlantis).

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Attacks on U-37 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-37 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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