U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-137

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Oct 1940Lorient17 Oct 1940Lorient9 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Wohlfarth

Oblt. 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 Lorient on 9 Oct 1940.
10 Oct 1940 - 11 Oct 1940 - 12 Oct 1940 - 13 Oct 1940 - 14 Oct 1940 - 15 Oct 1940 - 16 Oct 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 17 Oct 1940.

Ships hit by U-137 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Oct 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth HMS Cheshire (F 18) (d.)10,552brA

1 ship damaged (10,552 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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