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Patrol info for U-123

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
13 Mar 1943Lorient8 Jun 1943Lorient88 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst von Schroeter

Walter Kaeding

Ltn. Wolf-Harald Schüler

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-123

We have daily positions for all 88 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-123 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Seeräuber (25 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-123 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Castillo Montealegre3,972spA
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter HMS P-615683brB
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Empire Bruce7,459brC
29 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Nanking5,931swD
5 May 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Holmbury4,566brE
9 May 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Kanbe6,244brTS-38F

6 ships sunk (28,855 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-123 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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