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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U A U 87

5)U 65



Ordered - 16 Jul 1937


Laid down - 6 Dez 1938  AG Weser, Bremen (werk 953)


Launched - 6 Nov 1939


Commissioned 15/feb/40 Kptlt. Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen (Knights Cross)


Commanders

15 Feb 1940 - 24 Mar 1941 KrvKpt. Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen (Knights Cross)


25 Mar 1941 - 28 Apr 1941 - Kptlt. Joachim Hoppe 


Career - 6 patrols


15 Feb 1940 - 1 Apr 1940  2. Flotille (training)


1 Apr  1940 - 28 Apr 1941 2. Flotille (active service)


Successes 12 ships sunk, total tonnage 66,174 GRT


3 ships damaged, total tonnage 22,490 GRT                    


Sunk 28 April, 1941 in the North Atlantic south-east of Iceland in position 59.51N, 15.30W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Douglas.


50 dead (all hands lost).


By www.uboat.net


In the south Atlantic U-65 sent to the bottom 8 ships with a total of 57,024 GRT 


CONGONIAN - FABIAN - KOHINUR - CHARLES PRATT - HAVBOR - BRITISH PREMIER - RISANGER - CLAN OGILVY


 CONGONIAN


 FABIAN


 NO PICTURE AVAILABLE


 CHARLES PRATT


 HAVBOR


 BRITISH PREMIER


 RISANGER


 CLAN OGILVY (DAMAGED) Later sunk by U-105


 

 

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