U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-129

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Sep 1941Lorient8 Oct 1941Lorient12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen

Oblt. Werner Pietzsch

Oblt. Siegfried L├╝dden

Helmut Metz

Hans-Werner Offermann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-129

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-129 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


3 Oct 1941. U-129 was accompanying the German support ship Kota Pinang when the latter was sunk by the British cruiser HMS Kenya. The U-boat took 119 (!) survivors aboard and handed them over to Spanish custody three days later.

6 Oct 1941. U-129 transferred the 119 survivors from the sinking of the Kota Pinang to a Spanish tug off Finisterre.

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Attacks on U-129 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-129 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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