Patrol info for U-59
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|30 Nov 1939||Kiel||8 Dec 1939||Wilhelmshaven||9 days|
Oblt. Harald Jürst
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-59
We have 4 daily positions for the 9 days U-59 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
5 Dec 1939. U-59 laid 9 mines near the Cockle lightship off Lowestoft, UK which later resulted in the sinking of two ships.
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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-59 duing this patrol.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-59 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|5 Dec 1939||23h35||23h46||AN 7635||Cockle LV, Great Yarmouth||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.