Patrol info for U-2
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||15 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||12 days|
Kptlt. Helmut Rosenbaum
Formed U-boat group 8 (Lindesnes) together with U-3, U-5 and U-6 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. On 11 April, the boat had to abort the patrol due to a bowplane defect.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-2
We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 4 Apr 1940.
5 Apr 1940 - 6 Apr 1940 - 7 Apr 1940 - 8 Apr 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 - 10 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940 - 12 Apr 1940 - 13 Apr 1940 - 14 Apr 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 15 Apr 1940.
Ships hit by U-2 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-2 during this patrol
5 Apr 1940
In the North Sea, the British submarine HMS Unity (N 66) fired three torpedoes at the boat, which all missed.
10 Apr 1940
18.21 hrs, SW of Norway: a Wellington attacked the boat, dropping one bomb. No damage.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.