Patrol info for U-47
Date lookup for 5 Dec 1939
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|16 Nov 1939||Kiel||18 Dec 1939||Kiel||33 days|
Kptlt. Günther Prien
Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff
U-47's position on 5 Dec 1939
Ships hit by U-47 on this date
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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol
5 Dec 1939
After sinking the British steam merchant Navasota U-47 was briefly depth charged by British destroyers, but escaped unharmed. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 120)
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