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Patrol info for U-103

Date lookup for 21 Nov 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Nov 1940Lorient12 Dec 1940Lorient34 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Viktor Schütze

Oblt. Harald Gelhaus

Oblt. Wolfgang Römer

Paul Sander

U-103's position on 21 Nov 1940

Ships hit by U-103 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Nov 1940U-103Viktor Schütze Daydawn4,768brOB-244A
21 Nov 1940U-103Viktor Schütze Victoria6,085grOB-244B

2 ships sunk (10,853 tons).

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Attacks on U-103 during this patrol

21 Nov 1940
During an attack on convoy OB 244 NW of Ireland in which two ships were sunk, one of the convoy vessels turned to ram the surfaced U-103. U-103 fired a torpedo at the vessel, which missed, and just managed to evade ramming. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 208)

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