Patrol info for U-43
Date lookup for 28 May 1940
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 May 1940||Wilhelmshaven||22 Jul 1940||Wilhelmshaven||71 days|
Kptlt. Wilhelm Ambrosius
Oblt. Paul-Karl Loeser
Ltn. Erwin Witte
U-43's position on 28 May 1940
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-43 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Rösing (12 Jun 1940 - 15 Jun 1940)
Ships hit by U-43 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-43 during this patrol
28 May 1940
SW of Lands End, Cornwall: The boat missed the British steam merchant Alca with a torpedo and then opened fire with the deck gun. The steamer returned fire, but neither side scored any hits and the boat soon broke off the attack. (Sources: Ritschel)
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