U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-18

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven24 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Ernst Mengersen

Oblt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach
Cdr training

Oblt. Ottokar Arnold Paulssen

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland. U-18 already had problems with the diesel engines and bad weather finally forced the boat to break off the patrol on 19 February.

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

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Ships hit by U-18 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-18 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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