Patrol info for U-23
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|1 Nov 1939||Kiel||9 Nov 1939||Kiel||9 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Adalbert Schnee
Minelaying patrol to the Cromarty Firth.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23
We have 2 daily positions for the 9 days U-23 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-23 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
4 Nov 1939. U-23 laid nine mines in the North Sea off Cromarty Firth, Scotland, but without result.
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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol
We have no recorded attacks on U-23 duing this patrol.
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Mine-laying operations during this patrol
U-23 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:
|4 Nov 1939||10h08||10h54||AN 1759||Cromarty Firth||9 TMB|
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.