U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-57

Date lookup for 15 Jul 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Jul 1940Kiel15 Jul 1940Bergen5 days
15 Jul 1940Bergen20 Jul 1940Bergen6 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Oblt. Erich Topp

Oblt. Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke

U-57's position on 15 Jul 1940

Ships hit by U-57 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-57 during this patrol

15 Jul 1940
The British submarine HMS Tetrarch (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Mills, DSC, RN) fired a spread of three torpedoes at U-57 off the entrance to Korsfjord near Bergen, Norway, none of which found their target.

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