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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 103 U 134

9)U 124



Ordered 15 Dec 1937


Laid down 11 Aug 1939 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 956)


Launched 9 May 1940 


Commissioned 11 Jun 1940 Kptlt. Georg-Wilhelm Shultz (Knights Cross)


Commanders

11 Jun 1940 - 7 Sep 1941 Kptlt. Georg-Wilhelm Shultz (Knights Cross) 


8 Sep 1941 - 2 Sep 1943  KrvKpt. Johann Mohr (Knights Cross)


Career

11 patrols


11 Jun 1940 - 1 Aug 1940  2. Flotille (training)


1 Aug 1940 - 2 Apr 1943   2. Flotille (active service


Successes 46 ships sunk, total tonnage 219,862 GRT


2 warships sunk, total tonnage 5,775 tons


4 ships damaged, total tonnage 30,067 GRT


Sunk on 2 April 1943 in the North Atlantic west of Oporto, Portugal, in position 41.02N, 15.39W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Stonecrop and the British sloop HMS Black Swan. 53 dead (all hands lost).


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U 124 sank 13 ships totaling 63,830 GRT


UMONA - MARLENE - PORTADOC - TWEED - AEGEON - ST. HELENA - CORINTHIC -HMS DUNEDIN - SAGADAHOC - BROAD ARROW - BIRMINGHAM CITY - COLLINGSWORTH - MINOTAUR


 UMONA


 MARLENE (Seen as former HIGHLAND WARRIOR)


 PORTADOC


 TWEED


AEGEON


 ST HELENA


 CORINTHIC


 HMS DUNEDIN


SAGADAHOC


BROAD ARROW


BIRMINGHAM CITY


COLLINGSWORTH


MINOTAUR (Seen as former M. J. SCANLON)


 

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