U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-99

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Nov 1940Lorient12 Dec 1940Lorient16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten

Oblt. Horst Elfe

Kptlt. Dietrich Lohmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-99

We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-99 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer HMS Forfar (F 30)16,402brHX-90A
2 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Samnanger4,276nwOB-251B
3 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Conch8,376brHX-90C
7 Dec 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Farmsum5,237nlOB-252D

4 ships sunk (34,291 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-99 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-99 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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