Patrol info for U-24
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||5 May 1940||Wilhelmshaven||23 days|
Oblt. Udo Heilmann
Ltn. Heinz Stein
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
We have daily positions for all 23 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 13 Apr 1940.
14 Apr 1940 - 15 Apr 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 - 17 Apr 1940 - 18 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1940 - 20 Apr 1940 - 21 Apr 1940 - 22 Apr 1940 - 23 Apr 1940 - 24 Apr 1940 - 25 Apr 1940 - 26 Apr 1940 - 27 Apr 1940 - 28 Apr 1940 - 29 Apr 1940 - 30 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940 - 2 May 1940 - 3 May 1940 - 4 May 1940 - 5 May 1940 -
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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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.