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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 154 U 199

19)U 182



Ordered 15 Aug 1940


Laid down 7 Apr 1941 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1022)


Launched 3 Mar 1942 


Commissioned 30 Jun 42  Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen (Knights Cross)


Commanders

30 Jun 1942 - 16 May 1943  Kptlt. Asmus Nicolai Clausen (Knights Cross)


Career

1 patrol       


30 Jun 1942 - 30 Nov 1942 4. Flotille (training)


1 Dec 1942 - 16 May 1943 12. Flotille (active service)


Successes  U-182 had 5 ships sunk for a total of 30,071 GRT


Fate: Sunk 16 May, 1943 north-west of Madeira Islands, in position 33º55"N 20º35"W, by depth charges from the US destroyer USS MacKenzie.


61 dead (all hands lost).


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U-182 sank 3 ships with 20,250 DWT


ADELFOTIS - OCEAN COURAGE - LLANASHE


ADELFOTIS (Seen as former CAPE ST. COLUMBA)


OCEAN COURAGE  (Sister ship OCEAN VANGUARD)


 LLANASHE


 

 

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