||Together with the cruisers Köln
and other destroyers operations in the Danzig Beight.
||In a battle against the Polish destroyer Wicher
, the mine layer Gryf
and costal battieries at Hela, the Leberecht Maaas
is hit once.
||Operation "Wikinger": Together with Richard Beitzen
, Erich Koellner
, Theodor Riedel
, Max Schulz
and Friedrich Eckold
, the Leberecht Maaas
operate against british fishing boats at the Doggerbank. On their way to the operations area, the destroyers are attacked by a German bomber, sinking the Lebercht Maas
. During the evasive manouvers, the destroyers run into British mines and the Max Schulz
is lost after a mine hit.