U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-60

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Dec 1939Wilhelmshaven19 Dec 1939Kiel8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Georg Schewe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-60

We have 2 daily positions for the 8 days U-60 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 12 Dec 1939.
13 Dec 1939 - 14 Dec 1939 - 15 Dec 1939 - 16 Dec 1939 - 17 Dec 1939 - 18 Dec 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 19 Dec 1939.

Ships hit by U-60 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Dec 1939U-60Georg Schewe City of Kobe [Mine]4,373brFS-56A

1 ship sunk (4,373 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-60 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-60 duing this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-60 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

15 Dec 193920h5321h51AN 7639Lowestoft9 TMB

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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