Nummer: 12014a


Area : Western Area
Sea area : US East Coast
Date of attack : 06.09.1942
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 165
Commander : Hoffmann
Grid : BA 3836
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 6000 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 2-
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : QS.33
Route of convoy : Quebec - Sydney (Nova Scotia)
Remark to convoy : Since 1942 (counter traffic = SQ)
Date of observation : 06.09.1942
Time of observation : 22:00
Nationality of target : Greek
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Aeas
Year of launch : 1915
Actual tonnage : 4729 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 49.10n 66.50w
Footnote : Attack on 3 steamers with combined 19.000 grt. Observed 2 hits on each vessel, probably sunk.
related attacks : Angriff 1
Angriff 2