U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 May 1940Wilhelmshaven6 Jul 1940Wilhelmshaven48 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke
1WO

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger
2WO

Ltn. Ernst-Ulrich Brüller
ObStrm

Willi Dietrich

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic southwest of Ireland.


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

Legend

means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have 39 daily positions for the 48 days U-28 was at sea.

Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 20 May 1940.
21 May 1940 - 22 May 1940 - 23 May 1940 - 24 May 1940 - 25 May 1940 - 26 May 1940 - 27 May 1940 - 28 May 1940 - 29 May 1940 - 30 May 1940 - 31 May 1940 - 1 Jun 1940 - 2 Jun 1940 - 3 Jun 1940 - 4 Jun 1940 - 5 Jun 1940 - 6 Jun 1940 - 7 Jun 1940 - 8 Jun 1940 - 9 Jun 1940 - 10 Jun 1940 - 11 Jun 1940 - 12 Jun 1940 - 13 Jun 1940 - 14 Jun 1940 - 15 Jun 1940 - 16 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1940 - 18 Jun 1940 - 19 Jun 1940 - 20 Jun 1940 - 21 Jun 1940 - 22 Jun 1940 - 23 Jun 1940 - 24 Jun 1940 - 25 Jun 1940 - 26 Jun 1940 - 27 Jun 1940 - 28 Jun 1940 - 29 Jun 1940 - 30 Jun 1940 - 1 Jul 1940 - 2 Jul 1940 - 3 Jul 1940 - 4 Jul 1940 - 5 Jul 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 6 Jul 1940.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-28 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Prien (12 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1940)

Ships hit by U-28 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
18 Jun 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Sarmatia2,417fi
19 Jun 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Adamandios Georgandis3,443gr
21 Jun 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke HMS Prunella (X 02)4,443br
 10,303

3 ships sunk (10,303 tons).

Legend
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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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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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