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Patrol info for U-48

Date lookup for 2 Apr 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
17 Mar 1941St. Nazaire8 Apr 1941St. Nazaire23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Oblt. Peter Schrewe

Oblt. Siegfried Atzinger
Supernumerary WO

Oblt. Johannes Liebe

U-48's position on 2 Apr 1941

Ships hit by U-48 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Apr 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Beaverdale9,957brA

1 ship sunk (9,957 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


2 Apr 1941. On 2 April, 1941 U-48 was badly damaged by an explosion on the sinking ship Beaverdale and was forced to return to base.

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

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