U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-126

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
2 Feb 1942Lorient29 Mar 1942Lorient56 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ernst Bauer

Oblt. Hans-Adolf Schweichel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-126

We have daily positions for all 56 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-126 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Gunny2,362nwA
5 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Mariana3,110amB
7 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Barbara4,637amC
7 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Cardonia5,104amD
8 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Esso Bolivar (d.)10,389paE
9 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Hanseat8,241paF
12 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Texan7,005amG
12 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Olga2,496amH
13 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Colabee (d.)5,518amI

7 ships sunk (32,955 tons) and 2 ships damaged (15,907 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-126 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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