Patrol info for U-23
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|9 Sep 1939||Wilhelmshaven||21 Sep 1939||Kiel||13 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Adalbert Schnee
Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland. On 17 September, the boat was out of torpedoes after two unsuccessful attacks and returned to Kiel for an overhaul. On its way through the Skagerrak U-23 controlled five neutral ships for contraband but they were all bound for neutral harbours.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23
We have 2 daily positions for the 13 days U-23 was at sea.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 9 Sep 1939.
10 Sep 1939 - 11 Sep 1939 - 12 Sep 1939 - 13 Sep 1939 - 14 Sep 1939 - 15 Sep 1939 - 16 Sep 1939 - 17 Sep 1939 - 18 Sep 1939 - 19 Sep 1939 - 20 Sep 1939 -
Arrival at Kiel on 21 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.