U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-46

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven23 Apr 1940Kiel44 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Sohler

Oblt. Erich Topp
WO sea training

Hans-Heinrich Barschkis

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-46

We have 42 daily positions for the 44 days U-46 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-46 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-46 during this patrol

13 Apr 1940
During the Battle of Narvik, Norway, the boat was depth charged and severely damaged by British destroyers escorting the Elizabeth Class battleship HMS Warspite. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 152)

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