U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-23

Date lookup for 14 Oct 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 Oct 1939Wilhelmshaven16 Oct 1939Kiel16 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Adalbert Schnee

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.

U-23's position on 14 Oct 1939

Ships hit by U-23 on this date

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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol

14 Oct 1939
The British submarine HMS Sturgeon (Lt. G.D.A. Gregory, RN) fired three torpedoes at U-23 in the Skagerrak some 20 nautical miles WNW of Skagen, Denmark in position 57º49N, 09º59E. All three missed.

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