U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

Date lookup for 19 Oct 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Oct 1939Kiel25 Oct 1939Kiel22 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

U-48's position on 19 Oct 1939

Ships hit by U-48 on this date

General Events during this patrol


19 Oct 1939. U-48 commenced shelling the British steamer Rockpool at 13.32 hrs. until return fire forced her to dive. After the boat surfaced and opened fire again, a destroyer arrived, sending her into a second dive.

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

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