U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-44

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven9 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ludwig Mathes

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-44


means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-44 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
15 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Fagerheim1,590nw
15 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Arendskerk7,906nl
16 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Panachrandos4,661gr
18 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Canadian Reefer1,831da
20 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Ekatontarchos Dracoulis5,329gr
24 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Alsacien3,819fr56-KS
25 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Tourny2,769fr56-KS
28 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Flora2,980gr

8 ships sunk (30,885 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-44 during this patrol

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