U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-101

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Aug 1940Kiel16 Sep 1940Lorient39 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Fritz Frauenheim

Oblt. Georg-Werner Fraatz

Ltn. Rolf Steinhaus

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-101

We have 38 daily positions for the 39 days U-101 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-101 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Aug 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Ampleforth4,576brOA-199A
28 Aug 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Elle3,868fiSC-1B
1 Sep 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Efploia3,867grOB-205C

3 ships sunk (12,311 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-101 during this patrol

3 Sep 1940
While U-101 was searching for a convoy west of Ireland, an escort launched a series of depth charges over five runs, causing moderate damage, and flooding that the crew were able to control. (Sources: Ritschel)

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