U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-24

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven31 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven7 days
2 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven5 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven4 days
11 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Kptlt. Udo Behrens

Patrol description

Ordered to observe the shipping in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland, but was recalled on 29 August to prepare the boat for a mine laying operation.

Second part of the first war patrol - a mine laying operation. On 4 September, the boat had to abort the patrol because the LI became ill.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-24

We have 6 daily positions for the 11 days U-24 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 25 Aug 1939.
26 Aug 1939 - 27 Aug 1939 - 28 Aug 1939 - 29 Aug 1939 - 30 Aug 1939 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 31 Aug 1939.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 2 Sep 1939.
3 Sep 1939 - 4 Sep 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 5 Sep 1939.

Ships hit by U-24 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-24 during this patrol

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