Patrol info for U-100
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|11 Sep 1940||Lorient||25 Sep 1940||Lorient||15 days|
Kptlt. Joachim Schepke
|Cdr sea training
Kptlt. Walter Flachsenberg
The translated war diary of U-100 for this patrol is available here: http://www.uboatarchive.net/KTB100-2.htm
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-100
We have daily positions for all 15 days on this patrol.
Departure from Lorient on 11 Sep 1940.
12 Sep 1940 - 13 Sep 1940 - 14 Sep 1940 - 15 Sep 1940 - 16 Sep 1940 - 17 Sep 1940 - 18 Sep 1940 - 19 Sep 1940 - 20 Sep 1940 - 21 Sep 1940 - 22 Sep 1940 - 23 Sep 1940 - 24 Sep 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 25 Sep 1940.
Ships hit by U-100 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|21 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Torinia||10,364||br||HX-72|
|21 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Canonesa||8,286||br||HX-72|
|21 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Dalcairn||4,608||br||HX-72|
|22 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Empire Airman||6,586||br||HX-72|
|22 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Scholar||3,940||br||HX-72|
|22 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Frederick S. Fales||10,525||br||HX-72|
|22 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Simla||6,031||nw||HX-72|
7 ships sunk (50,340 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-100 during this patrol
22 Sep 1940
At the end of a very successful attack on convoy HX-72 in the Atlantic west of Ireland, the boat tried to hit Putney Hill with the last torpedo at 02.57 hours, but missed, and was driven off by 3 rounds of shellfire from the merchantman. (Sources: Ritschel)
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