U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-130

Date lookup for 12 Jan 1942

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Dec 1941Lorient25 Feb 1942Lorient61 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Ernst Kals

Oblt. Hans Möglich

Ltn. Eberhard Zimmermann

Patrol description

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U-130's position on 12 Jan 1942

Ships hit by U-130 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-130 during this patrol

12 Jan 1942
16.28 hrs, Cabot Strait, between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada: the surfaced boat was attacked by a Canadian aircraft dropping two 250lb depth charges. Luckily for U-130, the green aircrew botched the attack and the boat escaped unharmed. (Sources: KTB U-130)

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