Nummer: 12018c


Area : Western Area
Sea area : US East Coast
Date of attack : 07.09.1942
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 : 07.09.1942
Time of observation : 00:00
Nationality of target : Canadian
Actual type of target : Patrol Yacht
Name of target : Raccoon
Year of launch : 1931
Ex-Nation : Canadian
Ex-Name : Halonia
Ex-Year : 1940
Actual tonnage : 358 ts
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 49.01n 67.17w
Footnote : Attack on 3 steamers with combined 19.000 grt. Observed 2 hits on each vessel, probably sunk.
related attacks : Angriff 1
Angriff 2