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NH 102539 German submarine, probably U-47

Photo #: NH 102539  German submarine, probably U-47
Title: German submarine, probably U-47
Description: Photographed from or near the battleship Scharnhorst circa late 1939 or early 1940. The original caption states that this submarine was returning to Kiel, Germany, from a war patrol. Note insignia on the conning tower, which looks very much like U-47's Bull of Scapa Flow emblem. Copied from the contemporary German photo album Meine Kriegserinnerungen auf Schlachtschiff Scharnhorst, page 19. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 102539
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