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Patrol info for U-47

Date lookup for 23 Aug 1939


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1939Kiel15 Sep 1939Kiel28 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. G√ľnther Prien
1WO

Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
2WO

Ltn. Erwin Witte
2WO

Ltn. Amelung von Varendorff
ObStrm

Wilhelm Spahr

U-47's position on 23 Aug 1939

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