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Patrol info for U-137

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Sep 1940Stavanger29 Sep 1940Lorient9 days


Officers *

Oblt. Herbert Wohlfarth

Ltn. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-137

We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.

Departure from Stavanger on 21 Sep 1940.
22 Sep 1940 - 23 Sep 1940 - 24 Sep 1940 - 25 Sep 1940 - 26 Sep 1940 - 27 Sep 1940 - 28 Sep 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 29 Sep 1940.

Ships hit by U-137 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Manchester Brigade6,042brOB-218A
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Ashantian (d.)4,917brOB-218B
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Stratford4,753brOB-218C

2 ships sunk (10,795 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,917 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-137 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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