U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-93

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Oct 1940Kristiansand25 Oct 1940St. Nazaire17 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Claus Korth

Oblt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen

Oblt. Günter Gretschel

Bruno Barber

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-93

We have daily positions for all 17 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-93 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Oct 1940U-93Claus Korth Hurunui9,331brOA-228A
17 Oct 1940U-93Claus Korth Dokka1,168nwOB-228B
17 Oct 1940U-93Claus Korth Uskbridge2,715brOB-228C

3 ships sunk (13,214 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-93 during this patrol

17 Oct 1940
During an action against convoy OB 228 U-93 was attacked three times: in the early morning three escorts dropped 19 depth charges, at 1015 hrs another escort dropped seven depth charges, and in the evening a Sunderland flying boat dropped one bomb. U-93 survived completely unscathed.

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