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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 201 U 516

2)U-202



Ordered 23 Sep 1939


Laid down 18 Mar 1940 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, (werk 631)


Launched 10 Feb 1941


Commissioned 22 Mar 41 Kptlt. Hans-Heinz Linder


Commanders


22 Mar 1941 - 1 Sep 1942 Kptlt. Hans-Heinz Linder


2 Sep 1941 -  2 Jun 1943 Kptlt. Günter Poser


Career

9 patrols


22 Mar 1941 - 1 Jun 1941 1. Flotille (training)


1 Jun 1941 - 2 Jun 1943  1. Flotille (active service) 


Successes U-202 had 9 ships sunk for a total of 34,615 GRT


5 ships damaged for a total of 42,618 GRT


Fate: Sunk at 0030hrs on 2 June, 1943 south-east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 56º12"N 39º52"W, by depth charges and gunfire from the British sloop HMS Starling.


18 Dead


30 Survivors.


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U-202 sank one ship ACHILLES with 3,105 DWT.


ACHILLES


 

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