U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-28

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Oct 1940St. Nazaire15 Nov 1940Wilhelmshaven35 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Günter Kuhnke

Oblt. Friedrich Guggenberger

Oblt. Ernst-Ulrich Brüller

Willi Dietrich

Patrol description

Patrol in the North Atlantic northwest of Ireland and transfer from France to Germany. Due to constant engine troubles the boat was transferred to a training flotilla.

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
26 Oct 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Matina (d.)5,389brA

1 ship damaged (5,389 tons).

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

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-28 during this patrol

13 Nov 1940
U-28 encountered an enemy submarine in the North Atlantic. Two detonations were heard astern as the enemy sub apparently made an unsuccessful attack.

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Men lost from U-boats

10 Nov 1940
On U-28, Maschinengefreiter Sachse was severely scalded.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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