U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-38

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven5 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven40 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Liebe

Oblt. Heinrich Ratsch

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-38


means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have 39 daily positions for the 40 days U-38 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-38 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Leukos216ir
17 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Argentina5,375da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Algier1,654da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Christiansborg3,270da
26 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Cometa3,794nw
2 Apr 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Signe1,540fiHN-23A

6 ships sunk (15,849 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-38 during this patrol

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