U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-99

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Oct 1940Lorient22 Oct 1940Lorient10 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten

Oblt. Horst Elfe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-99

We have daily positions for all 10 days on this patrol.

Departure from Lorient on 13 Oct 1940.
14 Oct 1940 - 15 Oct 1940 - 16 Oct 1940 - 17 Oct 1940 - 18 Oct 1940 - 19 Oct 1940 - 20 Oct 1940 - 21 Oct 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 22 Oct 1940.

Ships hit by U-99 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Empire Miniver6,055brSC-7A
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Niritos3,854grSC-7B
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Fiscus4,815brSC-7C
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Empire Brigade5,154brSC-7D
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Thalia5,875grSC-7E
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Snefjeld1,643nwSC-7F
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Clintonia (d.)3,106brSC-7G

6 ships sunk (27,396 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,106 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-99 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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