U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Apr 1940Kiel20 Apr 1940Kiel18 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

Herbert Engel

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

We have 17 daily positions for the 18 days U-48 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

13 Apr 1940
While attempting to attack the destroyer screen around HMS Warspite U-48 was depth charged, but escaped with minor damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 152)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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