U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Nov 1939Kiel20 Dec 1939Kiel31 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

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

We have daily positions for all 31 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Nov 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Gustaf E. Reuter6,336swA
8 Dec 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Brandon6,668brOB-48B
9 Dec 1939U-48Herbert Schultze San Alberto7,397brOB-48C
15 Dec 1939U-48Herbert Schultze Germaine5,217grD

4 ships sunk (25,618 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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