U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-101

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Jan 1941Lorient19 Feb 1941Lorient28 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ernst Mengersen

Oblt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach

Oblt. Rolf Steinhaus

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

We have daily positions for all 28 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-101 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
14 Feb 1941U-101Ernst Mengersen Belcrest4,517brSC-21A
17 Feb 1941U-101Ernst Mengersen Gairsoppa5,237brSL-64B

2 ships sunk (9,754 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-101 during this patrol

29 Jan 1941
04.16 hrs, North Atlantic west of Ireland: gunfire from a destroyer forced U-101 to dive as she was attempting to attack convoy SC 19. Three depth charges launched subsequently caused no damage. (Sources: Ritschel)

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