U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-126

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Mar 1943Lorient3 Jul 1943Lost106 days


Officers *

Oblt. Siegfried Kietz

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-126

We have 99 daily positions for the 106 days U-126 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-126 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 May 1943U-126Siegfried Kietz Flora MacDonald (t.)7,177amTS-41A
2 Jun 1943U-126Siegfried Kietz Standella (d.)6,197brTS-42B

1 ship sunk (7,177 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,197 tons).

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

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-126 during this patrol

15 Jun 1943
The boat was bombed by an unidentified aircraft off Freetown and severely damaged. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 207)

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