U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-140

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Nov 1940Kiel17 Dec 1940Bergen28 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Peter Hinsch

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-140

We have 26 daily positions for the 28 days U-140 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-140 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Dec 1940U-140Hans-Peter Hinsch Victoria City4,739brHX-90A
8 Dec 1940U-140Hans-Peter Hinsch Penang2,019fiB
8 Dec 1940U-140Hans-Peter Hinsch Ashcrest5,652brSC-13C

3 ships sunk (12,410 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-140 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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