U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-49

Date lookup for 16 Nov 1939

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Nov 1939Kiel29 Nov 1939Kiel21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt von Gossler

U-49's position on 16 Nov 1939

Ships hit by U-49 on this date

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Attacks on U-49 during this patrol

16 Nov 1939
Depth charging by British destroyers HMS Echo and HMS Wanderer forced the boat down to 170m (557ft), by far the deepest a U-boat had ever gone at that time, before she managed to escape. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 119)

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