U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-100

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Nov 1940Lorient27 Nov 1940Lorient21 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 21 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-100 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Justitia4,562brSC-11A
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Ootmarsum3,628nlSC-11B
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Bradfyne4,740brSC-11C
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Bruse (t.)2,205nwSC-11D
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Salonica2,694nwSC-11E
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Leise Mærsk3,136brSC-11F
23 Nov 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Bussum3,636nlSC-11G

7 ships sunk (24,601 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol


19 Nov 1940. At 0051hrs Kptlt. Schepke, U-100, sighted a British convoy. Following his report U-47 reached the convoy three hours later, and fired five torpedoes, which all missed.

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Attacks on U-100 during this patrol

23 Nov 1940
After a successful attack on convoy SC 11 in the Atlantic west of Ireland, star shells from a destroyer forced U-100 to dive. The depth charging that then followed disabled the hydrophones. (Sources: Ritschel)

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