Patrol info for U-138
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|8 Oct 1940||Lorient||19 Oct 1940||Lorient||12 days|
Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth
Oblt. Franz Gramitzky
|WO and Cdr training
Oblt. Werner Pfeifer
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-138
We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.
Departure from Lorient on 8 Oct 1940.
9 Oct 1940 - 10 Oct 1940 - 11 Oct 1940 - 12 Oct 1940 - 13 Oct 1940 - 14 Oct 1940 - 15 Oct 1940 - 16 Oct 1940 - 17 Oct 1940 - 18 Oct 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 19 Oct 1940.
Ships hit by U-138 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|15 Oct 1940||U-138||Wolfgang Lüth||Bonheur||5,327||br||OB-228||A|
|15 Oct 1940||U-138||Wolfgang Lüth||British Glory (d.)||6,993||br||OB-228||B|
1 ship sunk (5,327 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,993 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-138 during this patrol
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