U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-97

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Mar 1942La Spezia30 Mar 1942Salamis17 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Udo Heilmann

Oblt. Otto Hartmann

Oblt. Victor-Wilhelm Nonn

Wilhelm Prehn

Oblt. Otto Tinschert

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

We have 16 daily positions for the 17 days U-97 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-97 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


28 Mar 1942. U-97 had to return from patrol in the Mediterranean due to technical problems.

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Attacks on U-97 during this patrol

27 Mar 1942
20.00 hrs, eastern Mediterranean: a British Sunderland flying boat (Sqdn 230) dropped five bombs on U-97. No damage. (Sources: Rohwer/Ritschel)

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