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Patrol info for U-48

Date lookup for 20 Oct 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1940Lorient27 Oct 1940Kiel23 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Bleichrodt

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Oblt. Otto Ites
Cdr training

Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Rahmlow

Herbert Engel

U-48's position on 20 Oct 1940

Ships hit by U-48 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
20 Oct 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Shirak6,023brHX-79A

1 ship sunk (6,023 tons).

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