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Patrol info for U-124

Date lookup for 17 Oct 1940

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1940Lorient13 Nov 1940Lorient40 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Georg-Wilhelm Schulz

Oblt. Johann Mohr
Cdr sea training

Oblt. Reinhard Hardegen

Wilhelm Gerlach

U-124's position on 17 Oct 1940

Ships hit by U-124 on this date

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Attacks on U-124 during this patrol

17 Oct 1940
08.55 hrs, mid Atlantic south of Iceland: the boat encountered the British River Class submarine HMS Clyde while acting as a weather boat. Assuming the vessel to be a destroyer, U-124 dived immediately, and remained unaware that the submarine had fired three torpedoes at her at 09.06 hrs. (Sources: KTB U-124/Patrol report HMS Clyde)

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