U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-97

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 May 1941St. Nazaire30 May 1941St. Nazaire30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Udo Heilmann

Oblt. Unno von Fischel

Oblt. Hilmar Siemon

Ltn. Heinz Zwarg

Wilhelm Prehn

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-97

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-97 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (8 May 1941 - 27 May 1941)

Ships hit by U-97 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
6 May 1941U-97Udo Heilmann HMS Camito (F 77)6,833brA
6 May 1941U-97Udo Heilmann Sangro6,466itB
8 May 1941U-97Udo Heilmann Ramillies4,553brOB-317C

3 ships sunk (17,852 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-97 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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