U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1939Kiel17 Sep 1939Kiel30 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Ltn. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-48

We have daily positions for all 30 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Sep 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Royal Sceptre4,853brA
8 Sep 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Winkleigh5,055brB
11 Sep 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Firby4,869brC

3 ships sunk (14,777 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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