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Patrol info for U-47

Date lookup for 5 Sep 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1939Kiel15 Sep 1939Kiel28 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Prien

Oblt. Engelbert Endrass

Ltn. Amelung von Varendorff

Ltn. Erwin Witte

Wilhelm Spahr

U-47's position on 5 Sep 1939

Ships hit by U-47 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Sep 1939U-47Günther Prien Bosnia2,407brA

1 ship sunk (2,407 tons).

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