Patrol info for U-55
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|16 Jan 1940||Kiel||30 Jan 1940||Lost||15 days|
Kptlt. Werner Heidel
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-55
We have 7 daily positions for the 15 days U-55 was at sea.
Departure from Kiel on 16 Jan 1940.
17 Jan 1940 - 18 Jan 1940 - 19 Jan 1940 - 20 Jan 1940 - 21 Jan 1940 - 22 Jan 1940 - 23 Jan 1940 - 24 Jan 1940 - 25 Jan 1940 - 26 Jan 1940 - 27 Jan 1940 - 28 Jan 1940 - 29 Jan 1940 -
Sunk on 30 Jan 1940.
Ships hit by U-55 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|18 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Foxen||1,304||sw||A|
|19 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Telnes||1,694||nw||B|
|21 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Andalusia||1,357||sw||C|
|22 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Segovia||1,387||nw||D|
|30 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Vaclite||5,026||br||OA-80G||E|
|30 Jan 1940||U-55||Werner Heidel||Keramiai||5,085||gr||OA-80G||F|
6 ships sunk (15,853 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-55 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-55 duing this patrol (prior to its loss).
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.