U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-61

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Jan 1940Kiel30 Jan 1940Wilhelmshaven16 days


Officers *

Oblt. Jürgen Oesten

Ltn. Kurt Makowski

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-61

We have 15 daily positions for the 16 days U-61 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-61 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
22 Jan 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten Sydfold2,434nwA

1 ship sunk (2,434 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-61 during this patrol

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