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Patrol info for U-47

Date lookup for 19 Oct 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Oct 1940Lorient23 Oct 1940Lorient10 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günther Prien

Oblt. Hans-Werner Kraus

Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff

U-47's position on 19 Oct 1940

Ships hit by U-47 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Oct 1940U-47Günther Prien Uganda4,966brHX-79A
19 Oct 1940U-47Günther Prien Shirak (d.)6,023brHX-79B
19 Oct 1940U-47Günther Prien Wandby4,947brHX-79C

2 ships sunk (9,913 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,023 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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