U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28

Date lookup for 11 Mar 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
18 Feb 1940Wilhelmshaven23 Mar 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger

Willi Dietrich

Hinrich Kelling

Patrol description

Mine laying operation off the Isle of Wight. Afterwards patrol west of the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay.

U-28's position on 11 Mar 1940

Ships hit by U-28 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
11 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eulota6,236nlA

1 ship sunk (6,236 tons).

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

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Mine-laying operations during this patrol

U-28 laid mines on the following dates during this patrol:

7 Mar 194001h3002h05BF 3166Isle of Wight8 TMC

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