Ships hit by U-boats

Doris (Q 135)

French Submarine

NameDoris (Q 135)
Type:Submarine (Circé)
Tonnage552 tons
Completed1930 - Chantiers Schneider et Cie, Chalon sur Saône 
OwnerFrench Navy 
Date of attack9 May 1940Nationality:      French
FateSunk by U-9 (Wolfgang Lüth)
Position52° 48'N, 3° 49'E - Grid AN 8511
Complement45 officers and men (45 dead - no survivors)
RouteHarwich (8 May) - Frisian Islands 
Notes on event

At 00.14 hours on 9 May 1940 the surfaced Doris (Q 135) (CC J.E.M. Favreul) was hit by one of two G7a torpedoes from U-9, exploded and disappeared within one minute. Three of the men lost were from the Royal Navy.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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