U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-18

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
15 Nov 1939Kiel23 Nov 1939Kiel9 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Max-Hermann Bauer

Oblt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-18

We have 8 daily positions for the 9 days U-18 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 15 Nov 1939.
16 Nov 1939 - 17 Nov 1939 - 18 Nov 1939 - 19 Nov 1939 - 20 Nov 1939 - 21 Nov 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 22 Nov 1939.

Ships hit by U-18 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Nov 1939U-18Max-Hermann Bauer Parkhill500brA

1 ship sunk (500 tons).

General Events during this patrol


20 Nov 1939. U-18 and U-57 both attacked a British destroyer in the North Sea, but without success.

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Attacks on U-18 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-18 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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