U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
11 Aug 1940Wilhelmshaven17 Sep 1940Lorient38 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger

Ltn. Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

Willi Dietrich

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic northwest of Ireland and transfer from Germany to France.

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

We have 37 daily positions for the 38 days U-28 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-28 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 Aug 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eva1,599nwSC-1A
28 Aug 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Kyno3,946brHX-66B
9 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Mardinian2,434brSC-2C
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Harpenden (d.)4,678brOA-210D
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Maas1,966nlOA-210E

4 ships sunk (9,945 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,678 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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