U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-14

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Jan 1940Kiel18 Jan 1940Helgoland2 days
20 Jan 1940Helgoland26 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven7 days
9 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. Herbert Wohlfarth

Patrol description

Ordered to patrol in the southern North Sea. Ice delayed the transfer of the boat through the Kiel canal and it had to wait in Helgoland before it could begin the patrol.

Patrol in the southern North Sea. On 25 January, the boat had to abort the patrol after its periscope was damaged in a collision with Biarritz.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-14

We have 10 daily positions for the 9 days U-14 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 17 Jan 1940.

Arrival at Helgoland on 18 Jan 1940.19 Jan 1940 -

Departure from Helgoland on 20 Jan 1940.
21 Jan 1940 - 22 Jan 1940 - 23 Jan 1940 - 24 Jan 1940 - 25 Jan 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 26 Jan 1940.

Ships hit by U-14 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
25 Jan 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Biarritz1,752nwA

1 ship sunk (1,752 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-14 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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