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Patrol info for U-103

Date lookup for 9 Oct 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
21 Sep 1940Kiel19 Oct 1940Lorient29 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Viktor Schütze

Oblt. Harald Gelhaus

Ltn. Wolfgang Römer

Paul Sander

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-103 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

U-103's position on 9 Oct 1940

Ships hit by U-103 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
9 Oct 1940U-103Viktor Schütze Zannes Gounaris4,407grSC-6A
9 Oct 1940U-103Viktor Schütze Graigwen (d.)3,697brSC-6B
9 Oct 1940U-103Viktor Schütze Delphin3,816grSC-6C

2 ships sunk (8,223 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,697 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-103 during this patrol

9 Oct 1940
U-103 sighted convoy SC 6 in the morning of this day in 1940. After a successful attack at 2200 hrs the boat was depth charged by a convoy escort.

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