U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-110

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Mar 1941Kiel29 Mar 1941Lorient21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Fritz-Julius Lemp

Oblt. Eberhard Greger

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-110

We have 19 daily positions for the 21 days U-110 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-110 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Mar 1941U-110Fritz-Julius Lemp Erodona (d.)6,207brHX-112A
23 Mar 1941U-110Fritz-Julius Lemp Siremalm (d.)2,468nwB

2 ships damaged (8,675 tons).

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(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

16 Mar 1941
Escorts from convoy HX 112 dropped 24 depth charges without result. (Sources: Blair, vol 1, page 255)

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Men lost from U-boats

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

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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