Patrol info for U-48
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|3 Apr 1940||Kiel||20 Apr 1940||Kiel||18 days|
Kptlt. Herbert Schultze
Oblt. Reinhard Suhren
Ltn. Otto Ites
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-48
We have 17 daily positions for the 18 days U-48 was at sea.
Departure from Kiel on 3 Apr 1940.
4 Apr 1940 - 5 Apr 1940 - 6 Apr 1940 - 7 Apr 1940 - 8 Apr 1940 - 9 Apr 1940 - 10 Apr 1940 - 11 Apr 1940 - 12 Apr 1940 - 13 Apr 1940 - 14 Apr 1940 - 15 Apr 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 - 17 Apr 1940 - 18 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1940 -
Arrival at Kiel on 20 Apr 1940.
Ships hit by U-48 during this patrol
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General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol
13 Apr 1940
While attempting to attack the destroyer screen around HMS Warspite U-48 was depth charged, but escaped with minor damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 152)
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