U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-97

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Sep 1941St. Nazaire27 Oct 1941Salamis38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Udo Heilmann

Oblt. Otto Hartmann

Oblt. Victor-Wilhelm Nonn

Wilhelm Prehn

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

We have daily positions for all 38 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-97 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
17 Oct 1941U-97Udo Heilmann Samos1,208grCultivateA
17 Oct 1941U-97Udo Heilmann Pass of Balmaha758brCultivateB

2 ships sunk (1,966 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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Men lost from U-boats

24 Oct 1941
The IIWO of U-97 was badly injured in an accident on board, forcing the boat to return to base.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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