U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Aug 1940Wilhelmshaven17 Sep 1940Lorient38 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 northwest of Ireland and transfer from Germany to France.


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

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We have 37 daily positions for the 38 days U-28 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-28 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 Aug 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eva1,599nwSC-1
28 Aug 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Kyno3,946brHX-66
9 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Mardinian2,434brSC-2
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Harpenden (d.)4,678brOA-210
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Maas1,966nlOA-210
 14,623

4 ships sunk (9,945 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,678 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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