Patrol info for U-70
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|20 Feb 1941||Kiel||7 Mar 1941||Lost||16 days|
Kptlt. Joachim Matz
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-70
We have 2 daily positions for the 16 days U-70 was at sea.
Departure from Kiel on 20 Feb 1941.
21 Feb 1941 - 22 Feb 1941 - 23 Feb 1941 - 24 Feb 1941 - 25 Feb 1941 - 26 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941 - 1 Mar 1941 - 2 Mar 1941 - 3 Mar 1941 - 4 Mar 1941 - 5 Mar 1941 - 6 Mar 1941 -
Sunk on 7 Mar 1941.
Ships hit by U-70 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|26 Feb 1941||U-70||Joachim Matz||Göteborg||820||sw||A|
|7 Mar 1941||U-70||Joachim Matz||Delilian (d.)||6,423||br||OB-293||B|
|7 Mar 1941||U-70||Joachim Matz||Athelbeach (d.)||6,568||br||OB-293||C|
|7 Mar 1941||U-70||Joachim Matz||Mijdrecht (d.)||7,493||nl||OB-293||D|
1 ship sunk (820 tons) and 3 ships damaged (20,484 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-70 during this patrol
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