U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven23 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke
1WO

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger
ObStrm

Hinrich Kelling
ObStrm

Willi Dietrich

Patrol description

Mine laying operation off the Isle of Wight. Afterwards patrol west of the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay.


Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-28

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We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-28 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke P. Margaronis4,979gr
11 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eulota6,236nl
 11,215

2 ships sunk (11,215 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-28 during this patrol.

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-28 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

DateStartEndGridLocationMines
7 Mar 194001h3002h05BF 3166Isle of Wight8 TMC

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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