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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 103 U 134

15)U 134



Ordered 7 Aug 1939


Laid down 6 Sep 1940 Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 13)


Launched 17 May 1941


Commissioned 26 Jul 1941 Kptlt. Rudolf Schendel


Commanders

26 Jul 1941 2 Feb 1943 Oblt. Rudolf Schendel


3 Feb 1943 27 Aug 1943 Kptlt. Hans Günther Brosin


Career

9 patrols 


26 Jul 1941 31 Oct 1941 5. Flotille (training)


1 Nov 1941 27 Aug 1943 3. Flotille(active service)


Successes 3 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,147 GRT


In the south Atlantic U-134 sank one ship with 7,930 Dwt 


Fate: Sunk on 27 August 1943 in the Bay of Biscay north of Cape Ortegal, in position 44.03N, 08.05W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Rother. 48 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé & Eric Zimmerman, July 2004


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