U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-110

Date lookup for 23 Mar 1941

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Mar 1941Kiel29 Mar 1941Lorient21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Fritz-Julius Lemp

Oblt. Eberhard Greger

U-110's position on 23 Mar 1941

Ships hit by U-110 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
23 Mar 1941U-110Fritz-Julius Lemp Siremalm (d.)2,468nwA

1 ship damaged (2,468 tons).

(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol


23 Mar 1941. On attempting to fire on a freighter with the deck gun the water-tight plug was not removed from the barrel. The subsequent explosion caused damage severe enough to force a return to port.

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Attacks on U-110 during this patrol

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Men lost from U-boats

23 Mar 1941
The 105mm deck gun exploded, wounding three men.

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