U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-48

Date lookup for 23 Sep 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Sep 1940Lorient25 Sep 1940Lorient18 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Heinrich Bleichrodt

Oblt. Reinhard Suhren

Ltn. Otto Ites

Herbert Engel

U-48's position on 23 Sep 1940

Ships hit by U-48 on this date

General Events during this patrol


23 Sep 1940. U-48 and U-99 searched for survivors from a crashed Heinkel He 111 aircraft in naval grid BF 17.

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Attacks on U-48 during this patrol

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