U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-98

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 May 1941Lorient29 May 1941St. Nazaire29 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Robert Gysae

Oblt. Friedrich-Hermann Praetorius
Cdr training

Kptlt. Werner Schulte

Heinrich Mürl

Ltn. Hannes Leinemann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-98

We have 25 daily positions for the 29 days U-98 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-98 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (8 May 1941 - 27 May 1941)

Ships hit by U-98 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
13 May 1941U-98Robert Gysae HMS Salopian (F 94)10,549brSC-30A
20 May 1941U-98Robert Gysae Rothermere5,356brHX-126B
21 May 1941U-98Robert Gysae Marconi7,402brOB-322C

3 ships sunk (23,307 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


13 May 1941. U-98 was damaged by the explosion of her victim, the British merchant Salopian.

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Attacks on U-98 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-98 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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