Patrol info for U-23
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|8 Jan 1940||Kiel||15 Jan 1940||Wilhelmshaven||8 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Adalbert Schnee
Oblt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen
Patrol in the North Sea off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23
We have 4 daily positions for the 8 days U-23 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-23 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|11 Jan 1940||U-23||Otto Kretschmer||Fredville||1,150||nw||A|
|12 Jan 1940||U-23||Otto Kretschmer||Danmark (t.)||10,517||da||B|
2 ships sunk (11,667 tons).
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.