U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 May 1941St. Nazaire17 Jun 1941Bergen27 days
19 Jun 1941Bergen21 Jun 1941Kiel3 days
30 days
Sometimes patrols were split into several 'legs', for resupply and other matters.


Officers *

Kptlt. Herbert Schultze

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

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

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-48 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   West (2 Jun 1941 - 8 Jun 1941)

Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
3 Jun 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Inversuir (d.)9,456brOB-327A
5 Jun 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Wellfield6,054brOB-328B
6 Jun 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Tregarthen5,201brOB-329C
8 Jun 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Pendrecht10,746nlOB-329D
12 Jun 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Empire Dew7,005brOG-64E

4 ships sunk (29,006 tons) and 1 ship damaged (9,456 tons).

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

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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