U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-23

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
25 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven4 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven11 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer

Oblt. Adalbert Schnee

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Sea to observe the shipping off the Dutch coast. No enemy sighted.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23

We have 3 daily positions for the 11 days U-23 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 25 Aug 1939.
26 Aug 1939 - 27 Aug 1939 - 28 Aug 1939 - 29 Aug 1939 - 30 Aug 1939 - 31 Aug 1939 - 1 Sep 1939 - 2 Sep 1939 - 3 Sep 1939 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 4 Sep 1939.

Ships hit by U-23 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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