U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-61

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1940Kiel1 Jul 1940Bergen26 days


Officers *

Oblt. J├╝rgen Oesten

Ltn. Kurt Makowski

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

We have 23 daily positions for the 26 days U-61 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-61 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


30 Jun 1940. U-61 encountered a British Thetis class submarine in the North Sea, but neither boat attacked.

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Attacks on U-61 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-61 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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