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
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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||Canonesa||8,286||br||HX-72|
|21 Sep 1940||U-100||Joachim Schepke||Torinia||10,364||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 her last torpedo at 02.57 hrs, but missed, and was driven off by three rounds of shellfire from the merchantman. (Sources: Ritschel)
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