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Patrol info for U-34

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jul 1940Lorient3 Aug 1940Wilhelmshaven12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wilhelm Rollmann

Ltn. Wolfgang Borger

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-34

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Departure from Lorient on 23 Jul 1940.
24 Jul 1940 - 25 Jul 1940 - 26 Jul 1940 - 27 Jul 1940 - 28 Jul 1940 - 29 Jul 1940 - 30 Jul 1940 - 31 Jul 1940 - 1 Aug 1940 - 2 Aug 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 3 Aug 1940.

Ships hit by U-34 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Vinemoor4,359brOB-188A
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Accra9,337brOB-188B
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Sambre5,260brOB-188C
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Thiara10,364brOB-188D
1 Aug 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann HMS Spearfish (N 69)670brE

5 ships sunk (29,990 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


2 Aug 1940. Dutch submarine O-22 (J.W. Ort) sighted U-34 in the North Sea SW of Norway at 07.50 hrs, (Rollmann), but was unable to get close enough to launch an attack.

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Attacks on U-34 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-34 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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