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Patrol info for U-32

Date lookup for 28 Oct 1940


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Oct 1940Lorient30 Oct 1940Lost7 days

Commander

Officers *


Oblt. Hans Jenisch

U-32's position on 28 Oct 1940

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Ships hit by U-32 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
28 Oct 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Empress of Britain42,348br
 42,348

1 ship sunk (42,348 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

1940

28 Oct 1940. U-32 sank the largest ship to fall victim to U-boats, the 42,350 ton liner Empress of Britain on 28 Oct. 1940, 2 days before being sunk herself.

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Attacks on U-32 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-32 on this date (prior to its loss).

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