U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-7

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Sep 1939Kiel3 Oct 1939Kiel16 days


Officers *

Oblt. Werner Heidel

Patrol description

Patrol off Southern Norway for contraband control of neutral vessels. The boat stopped 10 ships in 11 days and sank 2 of them because they carried contraband.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-7

We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-7 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Sep 1939U-7Werner Heidel Akenside2,694brA
29 Sep 1939U-7Werner Heidel Takstaas (t.)1,830nwB

2 ships sunk (4,524 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-7 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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