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Patrol info for U-101

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Nov 1940Lorient7 Dec 1940Lorient14 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ernst Mengersen

Oblt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Oblt. Georg-Werner Fraatz

Oblt. Rolf Steinhaus

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

We have daily positions for all 14 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-101 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Nov 1940U-101Ernst Mengersen Aracataca5,378brA
1 Dec 1940U-101Ernst Mengersen Appalachee8,826brHX-90B
1 Dec 1940U-101Ernst Mengersen Loch Ranza (d.)4,958brHX-90C
2 Dec 1940U-101Ernst Mengersen Kavak2,782brHX-90D
2 Dec 1940U-101Ernst Mengersen Lady Glanely5,497brHX-90E

4 ships sunk (22,483 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,958 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-101 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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