U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-24

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
2 May 1944Konstanza30 May 1944Konstanza29 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Martin Landt-Hayen

Patrol description

Patrol in the Black Sea between Sochi, Poti and Batumi.

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

We have daily positions for all 29 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-24 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
12 May 1944U-24Martin Landt-Hayen SKA-037644sjA

1 ship sunk (44 tons).

General Events during this patrol


9 May 1944. U-24 encountered a Soviet submarine, but neither boat attacked.

16 May 1944. U-24 encountered a Soviet submarine in the Black Sea, but neither boat attacked.

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Attacks on U-24 during this patrol

27 May 1944
The boat fought a surface battle with two Soviet patrol boats SW of Poti in the Black Sea. One man was killed and two wounded. [Matrosenobergefreiter Johann Wölbitsch]

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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