Patrol info for U-47
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|8 Oct 1939||Kiel||17 Oct 1939||Wilhelmshaven||10 days|
Kptlt. Günther Prien
Oblt. Engelbert Endrass
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff
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Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-47
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Ships hit by U-47 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
14 Oct 1939. On 14 Oct 1939 the boat made the incredible raid on Scapa Flow, sinking the British battleship HMS Royal Oak.
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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.