U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28

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.

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-28

We have daily positions for all 35 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-28 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke P. Margaronis4,979grA
11 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eulota6,236nlB

2 ships sunk (11,215 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-28 duing 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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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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