Patrol info for U-9
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||24 Apr 1940||Kiel||21 days|
Oblt. Wolfgang Lüth
Oblt. Heinrich Schonder
Ltn. Franz Gramitzky
Formed U-boat group 3 (Bergen) together with U-14, U-56, U-60 and U-62 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. On 14 April, the boat entered Bergen to resupply from the training ship Bremse.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-9
We have daily positions for all 21 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 4 Apr 1940.
5 Apr 1940 - 6 Apr 1940 - 7 Apr 1940 - 8 Apr 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 - 10 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940 - 12 Apr 1940 - 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 -
Arrival at Kiel on 24 Apr 1940.
Ships hit by U-9 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
20 Apr 1940. On 20 April 1940 the boat fired torpedoes at the Polish destroyer ORP Blyskawica, which missed.
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Attacks on U-9 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-9 duing this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.