Patrol info for U-20
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|18 Nov 1939||Wilhelmshaven||24 Nov 1939||Kiel||7 days|
Kptlt. Karl-Heinz Moehle
Oblt. Johann Jebsen
Minelaying operation off Newarp LV.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-20
We have 2 daily positions for the 7 days U-20 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-20 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|29 Nov 1939||U-20||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Ionian [Mine]||3,114||br||FN-43||A|
|10 Dec 1939||U-20||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Willowpool [Mine]||4,815||br||HG-9||B|
2 ships sunk (7,929 tons).
General Events during this patrol
21 Nov 1939. U-20 laid 9 mines off Yarmouth, resulting in two ships sunk later that year.
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Attacks on U-20 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-20 duing this patrol.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-20 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|21 Nov 1939||07h50||08h47||AN 7633||Newarp LV||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.