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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 103 U 134

7)U 111



Ordered. 8 Aug 1939


Laid down. 20 Feb 1940


Launched. 15 Sep 1940


Commissioned 19 Dec 1940 Kptlt. Wilhelm Kleinschmidt


Commanders

19 Dec 1940 - 4 Oct 1941 Wilhelm Kleinschmidt  


Career

2 Patrols     


19 Dec 1940 - 30 Apr 1941   2. Flotille (training)


1 May 1941 - 04 Oct 1941   2. Flotille (active service)


Successes. 4 ships sunk for a total of 24,176 GRT


1 ship damaged for a total of 13,037 GRT.


Sunk 4 Oct, 1941 south-west of Tenerife, in position 27º 15"N 20º 27"W, by depth charges from the British anti-submarine trawler HMS Lady Shirley.


8 Dead


44 Survivors.


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U-111 sank 2 ships with a total of 19,535 DWT


MARKEN - CINGALESE PRINCE


 MARKEN


 CINGALESE PRINCE  (Sister ship SIAMESE PRINCE)


 

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