Nummer: 00212


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Sea
Date of attack : 17.09.1939
Time of attack : 06:00
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 41
Commander : Mugler
Grid : AN 4639
presumed target type : Steam Freighter id
presumed tonnage : 1096 BRT
presumed result : vessel taken as war prize
Used weapon(s) : No use of weapons
Date of observation : 17.09.1939
Nationality of target : Finnish
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Suomen Poika
Year of launch : 1921
Actual tonnage : 1099 BRT
Actual result : vessel taken as war prize
Position of target : 58n 04e
Footnote : "Vega" and "Soumen Poika" were brought by price crews to german ports. "Suomen Poika" was set free on Oct.6th, 1939, from Hamburg with parts of her cargo.


updated on: 24.05.2013
Remark: ASS-Forenbeitrag
Changes: 1) Prisen 3.3.2013: kein Waffeneinsatz
2) Dorgeist 24.5.2013: Prise entlassen