Patrol info for U-47
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|14 Oct 1940||Lorient||23 Oct 1940||Lorient||10 days|
Kptlt. Günther Prien
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff
Oblt. Hans-Werner Kraus
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-47
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Ships hit by U-47 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|19 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||Uganda||4,966||br||HX-79||A|
|19 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||Shirak (d.)||6,023||br||HX-79||B|
|19 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||Wandby||4,947||br||HX-79||C|
|20 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||La Estancia||5,185||br||HX-79||D|
|20 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||Whitford Point||5,026||br||HX-79||E|
|20 Oct 1940||U-47||Günther Prien||Athelmonarch (d.)||8,995||br||HX-79||F|
4 ships sunk (20,124 tons) and 2 ships damaged (15,018 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-47 during this patrol
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