U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-16


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Sep 1939Kiel5 Oct 1939Kiel23 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Hannes Weingaertner
WO

Oblt. Herbert Wohlfarth

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea between Skudenes and Eger√ły, Norway. Ordered to carry out contraband control of neutral vessels and escorted German merchants along the Norwegian coast. The boat stopped 14 ships in 7 days and sank 1 of them because it carried contraband.


Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-16


We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-16 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Sep 1939U-16Hannes Weingaertner Nyland3,378swA
 3,378

1 ship sunk (3,378 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

1939

1 Oct 1939. U-16 encountered an enemy submarine in the North Sea, but neither sub attacked.

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Attacks on U-16 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-16 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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