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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 103 U 134

2)U 105



Ordered - 24 may 1938


Laid down - 16 Nov 1939


Launched - 15 Jun 1940


Commissioned 10  Sep 40  Kptlt. Georg Schewe


Commanders - 

10 Sep 1940 - 6 Jan 1942 Kptlt. Georg Schewe (Knights Cross)


7 Jan 1942 - 30 Sep 1942  KrvKpt. Heinrich Schuch 


1 Oct 1942 - 29 Oct 1942  Oblt. Hans-Adolf Schweichel 


29 Oct 1942 - 2 Jun 1943   Kptlt. Jürgen Nissen     


Career - 9 patrols

10 Sep 1940 - 31 Dec 1940 2. Flottille (training) 


1 Jan 1941 - 23 Jun 1943  2. Flottille (active service)


Successes - 22 ships sunk, total tonnage 123,924 GRT


1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,546 tons


Fate: Sunk on 2 June 1943 in the Atlantic west of Dakar, in position 14.15N, 17.35W, by depth charges from a one-of-a-kind French Potez-CAMS 141 flying boat named "Antarès" (Esc 4E FAFL). 53 dead (all hands lost).


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U-105 sank 11 ships with a total of 74,038 GRT


MEDJERDA - MANDALIKA - CLAN OGILVY - BENWIVIS - ENA DE LARRINAGA - OAKDENE - BENVRACKIE - BENVENUE - RODNEY STAR - SCOTTISH MONARCH - MAROUSSIO LOGOTHETIS


 MEDJERDA


MANDALIKA


 CLAN OGILVY


 BENWIVIS


 ENA DE LARRINAGA


 OAKDENE


 BENVRACKIE


 BENVENUE


 RODNEY STAR 


 SCOTTISH MONARCH


MAROUSSIO LOGOTHETIS


 

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