U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-125

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Jul 1942Lorient6 Nov 1942Lorient103 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ulrich Folkers

Oblt. Friedhelm Schweiger

Oblt. Helmut Laubert

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-125


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We have daily positions for all 103 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-125 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 Sep 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Ilorin815br
23 Sep 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Bruyère5,335br
29 Sep 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Baron Ogilvy3,391br
30 Sep 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Empire Avocet6,015br
30 Sep 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Kumsang5,447br
8 Oct 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers Glendene4,412br

6 ships sunk (25,415 tons).

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General Events during this patrol


30 Sep 1942. U-125 captured the master and a machinist from the steamer Empire Avocet.

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Attacks on U-125 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-125 during this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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