Patrol info for U-23
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|18 Jan 1940||Wilhelmshaven||29 Jan 1940||Wilhelmshaven||12 days|
Kptlt. Otto Kretschmer
Oblt. Adalbert Schnee
Oblt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen
Patrol in the North Sea off the Shetland and Orkney Islands. On 22 January, the boat tried to enter Sullom Voe but this was not possible due to net barrages and patrol vessels.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23
We have 3 daily positions for the 12 days U-23 was at sea.
Departure from Wilhelmshaven on 18 Jan 1940.
19 Jan 1940 - 20 Jan 1940 - 21 Jan 1940 - 22 Jan 1940 - 23 Jan 1940 - 24 Jan 1940 - 25 Jan 1940 - 26 Jan 1940 - 27 Jan 1940 - 28 Jan 1940 -
Arrival at Wilhelmshaven on 29 Jan 1940.
Ships hit by U-23 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-23 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.