U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-20

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Jun 1943Konstanza29 Jun 1943Konstanza8 days


Officers *

Oblt. Clemens Schöler

Martin Landt-Hayen

Patrol description

Patrol in the Black Sea off Tuapse. On 26 June, the boat had to abort the patrol due to problems with the exhaust valves and bilge pumps.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-20

We have daily positions for all 8 days on this patrol.

Departure from Konstanza on 22 Jun 1943.
23 Jun 1943 - 24 Jun 1943 - 25 Jun 1943 - 26 Jun 1943 - 27 Jun 1943 - 28 Jun 1943 -
Arrival at Konstanza on 29 Jun 1943.

Ships hit by U-20 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-20 during this patrol

26 Jun 1943
U-20 attempted to torpedo a Soviet submarine chaser in the Black Sea off Tuapse, but the target went on the offensive, dropping eight depth charges. The boat was then kept submerged by aircraft for four hours and subsequently forced to return to base by mechanical failures. (Sources: Ritschel)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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