Patrol info for U-47
Date lookup for 14 Oct 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|8 Oct 1939||Kiel||17 Oct 1939||Lost||10 days|
Kptlt. Günther Prien
Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff
The translated war diary of U-47 for this patrol is available here: http://www.uboatarchive.net/U-47RoyalOak.htm
U-47's position on 14 Oct 1939
Ships hit by U-47 on this date
General Events during this patrol
14 Oct 1939. On 14 Oct, 1939 the boat made its incredible raid on Scapa Flow, sinking the British battleship HMS Royal Oak.
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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-47 during this patrol (prior to its loss).
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.