Patrol info for U-23
Date lookup for 5 Dec 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|5 Dec 1939||Kiel||15 Dec 1939||Lost||11 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Adalbert Schnee
Oblt. Hans-Diedrich von Tiesenhausen
Patrol in the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland and the Orkney Islands. Reconnaissance off Kirkwall, Stronsay Firth, St. Magnus Bay and Ura Firth.
U-23's position on 5 Dec 1939
Ships hit by U-23 on this date
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General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol
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