U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-130


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Mar 1942Lorient6 Jun 1942Lorient75 days

Commander

Officers *


KrvKpt. Ernst Kals
1WO

Kptlt. Wolfgang Ketelsen
2WO

Ltn. Eberhard Zimmermann
Cdr sea training

Oblt. Helmut Ellmenreich

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-130


We have daily positions for all 75 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-130 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Apr 1942U-130Ernst Kals Grenanger5,393nwA
12 Apr 1942U-130Ernst Kals Esso Boston7,699amB
 13,092

2 ships sunk (13,092 tons).

Legend
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General Events during this patrol

1942

19 Apr 1942. U-130 fired twelve shells at oil installations on Cura├žao.

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Attacks on U-130 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-130 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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