Patrol info for U-123
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|14 Nov 1940||Lorient||28 Nov 1940||Lorient||15 days|
Kptlt. Karl-Heinz Moehle
Oblt. Johann Jebsen
Oblt. Ernst Cordes
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-123
We have daily positions for all 15 days on this patrol.
Departure from Lorient on 14 Nov 1940.
15 Nov 1940 - 16 Nov 1940 - 17 Nov 1940 - 18 Nov 1940 - 19 Nov 1940 - 20 Nov 1940 - 21 Nov 1940 - 22 Nov 1940 - 23 Nov 1940 - 24 Nov 1940 - 25 Nov 1940 - 26 Nov 1940 - 27 Nov 1940 -
Arrival at Lorient on 28 Nov 1940.
Ships hit by U-123 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy|
|22 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Cree||4,791||br||SL-53|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Oakcrest||5,407||br||OB-244|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||King Idwal||5,115||br||OB-244|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Tymeric||5,228||br||OB-244|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Anten||5,135||sw||OB-244|
5 ships sunk (25,676 tons).
General Events during this patrol
23 Nov 1940. After attacking convoy OB 244, U-123 collided with a piece of wreckage underwater and suffered heavy damage.
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Attacks on U-123 during this patrol
23 Nov 1940
While attacking convoy OB 244 (4 ships sunk) the boat was seriously damaged by a collision with an unidentified object (probably a convoy vessel) and had to return to France for 50 days of repairs. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 208)
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