Patrol info for U-59
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|26 Aug 1940||Lorient||3 Sep 1940||Lorient||9 days|
Kptlt. Joachim Matz
Ltn. Heinrich Hasenschar
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-59
We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.
Ships hit by U-59 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|30 Aug 1940||U-59||Joachim Matz||San Gabriel (t.)||4,943||gr||OB-205||A|
|30 Aug 1940||U-59||Joachim Matz||Anadara (d.)||8,009||br||OB-205||B|
|31 Aug 1940||U-59||Joachim Matz||Bibury||4,616||br||OB-205||C|
2 ships sunk (9,559 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,009 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-59 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.