U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-37

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Sep 1940Lorient22 Oct 1940Lorient29 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Victor Oehrn

Oblt. Joachim Deecke

Ltn. Hans-G√ľnther Kuhlmann

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

We have daily positions for all 29 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-37 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Georges Mabro2,555agA
28 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Corrientes6,863brOB-217B
30 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Samala5,390brC
30 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Heminge2,499brOB-220D
6 Oct 1940U-37Victor Oehrn British General6,989brOA-222E
13 Oct 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Stangrant5,804brHX-77F

6 ships sunk (30,100 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-37 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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