Patrol info for U-18
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|11 Feb 1940||Wilhelmshaven||24 Feb 1940||Wilhelmshaven||14 days|
Oblt. Ernst Mengersen
Oblt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach
Oblt. Ottokar Arnold Paulssen
Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland. U-18 already had problems with the diesel engines and bad weather finally forced the boat to break off the patrol on 19 February.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-18
We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 11 Feb 1940.
12 Feb 1940 - 13 Feb 1940 - 14 Feb 1940 - 15 Feb 1940 - 16 Feb 1940 - 17 Feb 1940 - 18 Feb 1940 - 19 Feb 1940 - 20 Feb 1940 - 21 Feb 1940 - 22 Feb 1940 - 23 Feb 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 24 Feb 1940.
Ships hit by U-18 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-18 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.