U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

Date lookup for 13 Apr 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Apr 1940Kiel20 Apr 1940Kiel18 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

Herbert Engel

U-48's position on 13 Apr 1940

Ships hit by U-48 on this date

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

13 Apr 1940
While attempting to attack the destroyer screen around HMS Warspite U-48 was depth charged, but escaped with minor damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 152)

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