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Patrol info for U-138

Date lookup for 15 Oct 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Oct 1940Lorient19 Oct 1940Lorient12 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth

Oblt. Franz Gramitzky

Theodor Petersen

Karl-Heinz Laudahn
WO and Cdr training

Oblt. Werner Pfeifer

U-138's position on 15 Oct 1940

Ships hit by U-138 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Oct 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth Bonheur5,327brOB-228A
15 Oct 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth British Glory (d.)6,993brOB-228B

1 ship sunk (5,327 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,993 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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