U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-100

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
12 Oct 1940Lorient23 Oct 1940Lorient12 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Joachim Schepke

Oblt. Philipp Schüler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-100

We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-100 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
18 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Shekatika (d.)5,458brSC-7A
18 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Boekelo (d.)2,118nlSC-7B
19 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Blairspey (d.)4,155brSC-7C
20 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Caprella8,230brHX-79D
20 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Sitala6,218brHX-79E
20 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Loch Lomond5,452brHX-79F

3 ships sunk (19,900 tons) and 3 ships damaged (11,731 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-100 during this patrol

21 Oct 1940
During an attack on convoy HX 79, the boat was shelled by a tanker after missing it with a torpedo at 00.31 hrs. No damage. (Sources: Ritschel)

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