Patrol info for U-23
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 Apr 1940||Wilhelmshaven||3 May 1940||Kiel||21 days|
Kptlt. Heinz Beduhn
Oblt. Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von Tiesenhausen
Formed a reinforcement group together with U-17 and U-24 for Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Denmark and Norway. The boat made a defensive patrol off Bergen until 20 April and then made a patrol off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-23
We have 20 daily positions for the 21 days U-23 was at sea.
13 Apr 1940 - 14 Apr 1940 - 15 Apr 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 - 17 Apr 1940 - 18 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1940 - 20 Apr 1940 - 21 Apr 1940 - 22 Apr 1940 - 23 Apr 1940 - 24 Apr 1940 - 25 Apr 1940 - 26 Apr 1940 - 27 Apr 1940 - 28 Apr 1940 - 29 Apr 1940 - 30 Apr 1940 - 1 May 1940 - 2 May 1940 -
Arrival at Kiel on 3 May 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.