U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-24

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Apr 1940Wilhelmshaven5 May 1940Wilhelmshaven23 days


Officers *

Oblt. Udo Heilmann

Ltn. Heinz Stein

Patrol description

Formed a reinforcement group together with U-17 and U-23 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. The boat made a defensive patrol off Bergen until 25 April and then made a patrol between Shetland and Norway. On 20 April, U-24 had transferred an ill crew member to the German Schnellboot S-24.

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

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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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