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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 154 U 199

2)U 155



Ordered 25 Sep 1939


Laid down 1 Oct 1940 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 997)


Launched 12 May 1941


Commissioned 23/Aug/41 Kptlt. Adolf Cornelius Piening (Knights Cross)


Commanders

23 Aug 1941 - Feb 1944  KrvKpt. Adolf Cornelius Piening (Knights Cross)


Feb 1944 - 14 Aug 1944  Oblt. Johannes Rudolph


15 Aug 1944 - Nov 1944  Ltn. Ludwig-Ferdinand von Friedeburg


Nov 1944 - Dec 1944   Oblt. Johannes Rudolph


Dec 1944 - 20 Apr 1945   Kptlt. Erwin Witte


20 Apr 1945 - 5 May 1945   Oblt. Friedrich Altmeier 


Career

10 patrols     


23 Aug 1941 - 31 Jan 1942   4. Flotille  (training)   


1 Feb 1942 - 14 Aug 1944   10. Flotille (active service)


15 Aug 1944 -  5 May 1945   33. Flotille (active service)


Successes U-155 a type IX-C had 25 ships sunk for a total of 126,664 GR


1 warship sunk for a total of 13,785 tons


1 auxiliary warship damaged for a total of 6,736 GRT.


Fate: Transferred from Wilhelmshaven to Loch RyanScotland on 30 June, 1945 for Operation Deadlight. Sunk on 21 Dec, 1945 in position 55º35”N 07º39”W


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In the south Atlantic U-155 sank 3 ships with a total of 17,928 DWT.


SAN EMILIANO - STRABO - SIRANGER


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