Patrol info for U-47
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|8 Oct 1939||Kiel||17 Oct 1939||Wilhelmshaven||10 days|
Kptlt. Günther Prien
Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff
The translated war diary of U-47 for this patrol is available here: http://www.uboatarchive.net/U-47RoyalOak.htm
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-47
We have 7 daily positions for the 10 days U-47 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-47 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
14 Oct 1939. On 14 Oct, 1939 the boat made its incredible raid on Scapa Flow sinking the British battleship HMS Royal Oak.
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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-47 during this patrol.
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.