Patrol info for U-123
Date lookup for 23 Nov 1940
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|14 Nov 1940||Lorient||28 Nov 1940||Lorient||15 days|
Kptlt. Karl-Heinz Moehle
Oblt. Johann Jebsen
Oblt. Ernst Cordes
U-123's position on 23 Nov 1940
Ships hit by U-123 on this date
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Oakcrest||5,407||br||OB-244||A|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||King Idwal||5,115||br||OB-244||B|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Tymeric||5,228||br||OB-244||C|
|23 Nov 1940||U-123||Karl-Heinz Moehle||Anten||5,135||sw||OB-244||D|
4 ships sunk (20,885 tons).
General Events during this patrol
23 Nov 1940. After attacking convoy OB 244, U-123 collided with a piece of wreckage underwater and suffered heavy damage.
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Attacks on U-123 during this patrol
23 Nov 1940
While attacking convoy OB 244 (4 ships sunk) the boat was seriously damaged by a collision with an unidentified object (probably a convoy vessel) and had to return to France for 50 days of repairs. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 208)
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