Patrol info for U-9
Date lookup for 8 Feb 1940
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|5 Feb 1940||Wilhelmshaven||14 Feb 1940||Helgoland||10 days|
Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth
Oblt. Heinrich Schonder
Ltn. Franz Gramitzky
Mine laying operation in the Moray Firth as preparation for the operation Nordmark. On 14 February, the boat arrived at Helgoland and had to wait for 3 days to return to Wilhelmshaven because ice was blocking the port.
On 14 February, the boat was returning from a mine laying operation in the Moray Firth but had to wait in Helgoland for 3 days to return to Wilhelmshaven because ice was blocking the port.
U-9's position on 8 Feb 1940
Ships hit by U-9 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-9 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|10 Feb 1940||02h45||03h52||AN 1753||Tarbet Ness, Moray Firth||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.