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Patrol info for U-159

Date lookup for 5 Jun 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 May 1942Lorient13 Jul 1942Lorient61 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Friedrich Witte

Oblt. Gerd von Pommer-Esche

U-159's position on 5 Jun 1942

Ships hit by U-159 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Paracury (d.)265bzA
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Sally150hoB

1 ship sunk (150 tons) and 1 ship damaged (265 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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