U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Oct 1940St. Nazaire15 Nov 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke
1WO

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger
2WO

Oblt. Ernst-Ulrich Brüller
ObStrm

Willi Dietrich

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic northwest of Ireland and transfer from France to Germany. Due to constant engine troubles the boat was transferred to a training flotilla.


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

Legend

means a ship hit (sunk or damaged). indicates an Allied attack on the boat.

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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
26 Oct 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Matina (d.)5,389br
 5,389

1 ship damaged (5,389 tons).

Legend
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-28 during this patrol

13 Nov 1940
U-28 encountered an enemy submarine in the North Atlantic. Two detonations were heard astern as the enemy sub apparently made an unsuccessful attack.

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Men lost from U-boats

10 Nov 1940
On U-28, Maschinengefreiter Sachse was severely scalded.


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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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