U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 May 1940Kiel29 Jun 1940Kiel35 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans Rudolf Rösing

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

Herbert Engel

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

We have 33 daily positions for the 35 days U-48 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-48 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rösing (12 Jun 1940 - 15 Jun 1940)

Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Stancor798brA
7 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Frances Massey4,212brB
7 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Eros (d.)5,888brC
11 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Violando N. Goulandris3,598grD
19 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Tudor6,607nwHG-34FE
19 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Baron Loudoun3,164brHG-34FF
19 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing British Monarch5,661brHG-34FG
20 Jun 1940U-48Hans Rudolf Rösing Moordrecht7,493nlHX-49H

7 ships sunk (31,533 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,888 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-48 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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