U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28

Date lookup for 14 Sep 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
19 Aug 1939Wilhelmshaven29 Sep 1939Wilhelmshaven42 days


Officers *

Oblt. Günter Kuhnke

Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche

Hinrich Kelling

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic west of Ireland. On 27 September, the inbound boat unsucessfully searched six hours for a ditched German aircraft and controlled three neutral vessels for contraband.

U-28's position on 14 Sep 1939

Ships hit by U-28 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Sep 1939U-28Günter Kuhnke Vancouver City4,955brA

1 ship sunk (4,955 tons).

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