U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-47


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven29 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven19 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Günther Prien
1WO

Oblt. Hans-Werner Kraus
2WO

Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-47

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We have daily positions for all 19 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-47 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Mar 1940U-47Günther Prien Britta1,146da
 1,146

1 ship sunk (1,146 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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